First Electoral Test Of GOP Budget

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    GOP budget, Medicare plan influence NY House race - Yahoo! News

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    One of the fastest turnarounds in HISTORY. The Republican was up just a few weeks ago... and then she endorsed Ryan's plan. Not real popular with "the folks"...
     
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    Balancing a budget isn't a popularity contest.

    There's the problem, too many people think it is.
     
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    Keep your hands off my government cheese!!!!

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    Welcome to reality...they want to get re-elected and they aren't going to if their policies are unpopular.

    Taxing the rich and cutting defense IS popular and will balance the budget as well.

    Know what would make Medicare stronger? (and it isn't vouchers)

    Make Medicare the public option. (that was popular too as I recall...the public option)
     
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    We already tax the rich.

    Glad I could let you know :thup:
     
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    Sorry, rephrase:

    increasing taxes on the rich is much more popular than decimating Medicare.
     
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    I see my first post went over your head as well.

    Balancing the budget isn't a popularity contest.

    Maybe it will sink in this time.
     
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    Heres your problem.

    This is a democracy.

    You dont get to deside what is best for "the people".

    They do.

    Now quit lying to "the people" about the facts and they will make better desisions.
     
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    I'm not making the decisions. I'm simply stating facts.

    Glad to inform you of this as well :thup:
     

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