Taxes have to go up

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  1. CrazedScotsman
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    We all know it, but no one on the right wants to say it, taxes have to go up, it's a given. Although, there has to be spending cuts, huge, deep spending cuts to go along with those tax hikes.

    Republicans have to stand their ground on the hikes and force cuts on everything, across the board. I'm not talking about cutting the projected spending either, everything needs to be cut.

    We also need a Balanced Budget Amendment forcing Congress to pass a budget every year and sticking to it. In the budget every year, a certain percentage of total revenue is set aside for emergencies, like Sandy.

    This has to happen.
     
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    No, Taxes do not have to go up... Reckless entitlement spending has to stop. You don't stimulate the economy by raising Taxes... You stimulate the economy by easing the burden on the job creators.
     
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    It's not about stimulating the economy, it's about paying off our debts.
     
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    No, I'm beginning to think that we really need to let all the Bush tax rates expire regardless of deals. Those tax cuts took too many people out of the taxpayer pool. People who pay no taxes don't care if they're raised on others.
     
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    We've tried that for the past 10 years, and it hasn't created the jobs yet.

    Interestingly enough, the presidency under Clinton had higher tax rates and the country was doing pretty good economically.
     
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    then why did bamie go down to mexico peddling his foodstamps? huh?
     
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    how come you lying asswarps never mention the severe cuts Clinton made? huh?
     
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    I prefer to skip the whole tax raising thing and prefer that congress controls it's budget via responsible spending.
    Kinda like most households do.
     
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    yep,, that would set some of the leeches back on their heels.
     
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    that's the difference in President Bush and bamie.. President Bush did it for all Americans, he didn't engage in class warfare.
     

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