'Give Them What They Voted For'

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    I find someone else who agrees with a few of us:

    Vodkapundit » An Open Letter to the GOP Leadership

     
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    42 views and no comments? It seems to me that those who think Obama has the best plan forward should be embracing this fully. Obvious to you it would be what has been asked, for a long time, no?

    Are the conservatives afraid that the liberals are correct, that such 'following the will of the people' will lead to a sudden increase in GDP, an unemployment rate back to 5%, and an increase in revenue?
     
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    Had this discussion last week with some people. These were my sentiments as well. Turn over the keys to the Dems and see what happens. If it works great, if not you can play the "I told you so" game

    It's really a win win
     
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    Okay. Let's talk about Obama's revenue raising plan. Great idea.

    Obama wants to raise the tax margins on the top two percent back to what they were under Clinton. He does not want to return everyone's tax rates to Clinton's, just the top two percenters.

    This will raise $1.6 trillion over the next ten years.

    At this point, the peanut gallery points out this is not enough. The OP is such an example:



    So that must mean the Republicans have a better idea, right?



    Riiiiiiiiiight...

    The Republican plan is to cap deductions on household earnings for people who make more than $250,000.


    And THIS will solve the problem, right? Right? That's not just some damp sponge, right?


    Wrong.

    That plan would raise the same amount of money.


    So what was it you were saying? Something about lighter fluid on your nads.


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    I'm hoping the country is deep enough in resources to survive 4 years of this. Truth is, the time has come for one party and their ideas to be given 'a fair try.' Obama had an electoral landslide, so the time is theirs.

    As you say, if they are correct, we win. If they are wrong, the reins will be passed, as the failure will be owned by one party.
     
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    I don't see the relevancy of conservative plans on really, anything. This is Obama's time.
     
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    You don't have a choice about giving the keys to Obama. The GOP lost, so it isn't your choice. Don't pretend it is.


    Instead of attacking, you better start coming up with better ideas.

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    Of course you don't see. That's why you lost.

    You can't come up with superior ideas, so all you can do is attack the other guy's plan.

    The GOP is ideologically and intellectually bankrupt.

    You have earned Obama. You certainly worked hard enough to make sure he got re-elected.


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    Why are you entitled to other people's money just because they have more than you? If your wife puts out 4 times a week and mine only puts out 2 times a week, should you only get to have sex with her 3 times and I get to 1 time to get my "fair share"?
     
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    And the GOP plan differs...how?

    It also targets the top two percent.

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