Romney: No need to detail how I’ll pay for massive tax cuts. Just trust me.

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    Romney: No need to detail how I’ll pay for massive tax cuts. Just trust me. - The Plum Line - The Washington Post


    There’s a great deal to chew on in Mitt Romney’s interview with Bob Schieffer, which just aired on CBS.

    Romney repeatedly refused to say whether he’d repeal Obama’s order to halt deportations of DREAM-eligible youth. He confirmed that he would not agree to even one dollar in new revenues in exchange for 10 dollars in spending cuts. And he again reiterated that his response to the crisis would be to cut government, in order to “ignite growth,” even though economists say that more austerity now would make the crisis worse.

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    Screw all that deductions/write-offs/tax cut shit.
    Politicians should shut the fuck up and slowly, in little itty-bitty increments- jink the tax tables over the years so we all pay more. And increase the god damn gasoline tax for chrissakes.

    Why does it have to be a broadcast Hollywood extravaganza? Do it- get on with it- move on.

    So much fucking drama.
     
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    ha ha taxes. whoop-dee-deep-doo-doo
     
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    Ask anyone currently in Louisiana how a massive tax cut policy is working out. The State is tettering on insolvency and still can't attract businesses because the infrastructure and schools are broken.

    Tax breaks are like anything in life: Good in small doses, but fatal in large quantities. You have to have some tax income to maintain the basics of law enforcement, infrastructure, education, and health services.
     
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    States with lower taxes beat states with high taxes for growth. Period.
    As to Romney, why should he lay out every detail? Just keep it simple, like Hope n Change.
     
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    Do Lower Taxes Create Jobs? Let’s Look at the States
     
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    Well, look at it from another perspective. What about employees for the state such as teachers, firefighters, police, etc? They will be out of jobs which will just lead to increased unemployment and it could get worse.

    Should we cut taxes and save our pocket change at the risk of Education, Crime Rates, Emergency Response and Increased Unemployment? No.


    14,500 teachers, cops, and firefighters were laid off when Romney was governor.





    Tax breaks for the rich won't solve our problem. If they can't generate revenue, then how will they make the national debt go down?
     
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    Why does the left think every gov't employee is a cop, teacher or firefighter?
     
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    See?

    You put the grownup in office - sit down and then just work it out.

    This of course means that Harry Reid must go. Harry Reid refuses to do budgets.

    Or perhaps you think Romney should try to be a little tinhat dictator like the Oblunder and just decree spending? We see what that has bought us:


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    Show me a chart that includes net incomes.

    One may make less but if he keeps more the net result can be very similar to one who makes more but keeps less. That's why 250K a year in NY is not the same as 250K a year in New Hampshire.
     

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