How the GOP won the economic spin war: 3 theories

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    How the GOP won the economic spin war: 3 theories - Yahoo! News


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    If anyone knew economics including the dipshat GOP they would know that cutting spending and lowering taxes isn't going to create jobs and reduce deficit at the same time, something has to give.
     
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    Name calling is only going to create enemies.

    GOP knows deficits do not hurt until it comes time to pay on them. So increasing the debt by lowering taxes will result in more money in the economy for a couple years.
     
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    You know the problem with posting links?

    Most people read them.

     
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    Your problem is simply an inability to read with context, they don't believe the GOP is actually right.
     
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    If you follow the link to Hot Air and the article by Tina Korbe you'll find this, not sure context is important, it pretty much sums up the mess:


     
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    The last time the government actually cut taxes and spending and let the economy work itself out was 1920/21.

    Unemployment dropped from 12% down to 4% in 18 months. A year later you could not find an unemployed person in America.

    Contrast that with the FDR Depression where Progressives tried to centrally plan and terrorize American businesses and gave us misery that surpasses the 7 Biblical lean years and did not end until Hitler invaded France
     
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    Cut taxes, cut spending in half, do away with everything except SS ( because people paid into it
    for their entire working life ) and the military. All the rest of that shit can simply go away.

    If there is a state dept. of "whatever", then there is no need for a Federal Dept. of "whatever".

    Then we'd find that there is plenty of money and by getting rid of all the Fed Depts businesses
    would flock to get into America and hire people.
     
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    Do you really think that the Masters of the economy don't understand what the outcome of their policies will be?

    Really?
     
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    Sad after all these years of tax cutting and war spending and growing government no new jobs were created. Obviously it does't work. The repulican policies have of Bush etal have bankrupted our nation. We may now be beyond repair. For them it's about power they care not about how they get there.
     
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    Wait for it. Someone will claim that Obama has increased the debt 5 trillion in 2 and half years when he actually inherited most of that debt from Bush as well. Bush's tax cuts and increase in spending put this country in a pretty tough spot.

    But all the right wants to do is continue this ponzi scheme that has allowed the richest men in this country to pay less taxes percentage wise then someone in the middle class. The middle class is shrinking because of it and before someone says that the economy sucking did that. It actually started to shrink before the recession.
     

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