Graham: I would violate Norquist's pledge

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    Graham: I would violate Norquist's pledge

    By TIM MAK | 11/25/12 10:11 AM EST


    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that he would violate Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge for the good of the country by capping deductions -- only if Democrats in turn agree to entitlement reform.

    "I will violate the pledge for the good of the country -- only if Democrats will do entitlement reform," Graham said ABC's "This Week," discussing a possible bipartisan compromise to avoid the fiscal cliff. "I will not raise tax rates to do it. I would cap deductions… I think Grover is wrong when it comes to capping deductions and buying down the debt."



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    but he allowed for the lowered rates to "expire" in the 2003 legislation to mask the massive deficits they were projected to cause and now expects people to believe, after the damage his is an honorable decision.
     
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    It's time Grover found a REAL job!!!

    It's time that fat fuck gets a REAL job!!
     
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    We didnt have massive deficits in 2003. We have massive deficits now, after 5 years of Dem control of Congress.

    Anyway, George HW Bush renegged on his pledge and becamse a 1 term president. And Democrats spent the money anyway.
     
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    what was the debt in 2003?
     
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    The Dems are shifting position, they think now it will be best to let them expire for everyone!
     
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    .....Or, three years before THAT!!!!!

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