The "balanced" approach to deficit reduction

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    Raise taxes $62 billion, spend $68 billion to celebrate.

    Corporate Welfare In ?Fiscal Cliff? Deal More Than New Income Tax Revenue | FDL News Desk

    Tell me again we don't have a spending problem.
     
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    Beware the masters of syntax; they control the debate.
     
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    What exactly is the "corporate Welfare" or "tax extenders" that the author is speaking about and where did his info come from on this?

    I didn't see anything listed in the article, or any kind of clue in the article as to what these "tax extenders" are.....did you?
     
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    There are links in the OP.

    http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/MSNBC/Sections/NEWS/AJDocs/130104_CliffAnalysis.pdf

    The House Passes the Fiscal Cliff Deal | Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
     
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    Corporate welfare needs to end. We need to close these loopholes and stop the bleeding.

    As far as spending cuts, I have the perfect solution:
    • cut the defense budget in half
    • end the wars and bring everybody home
    • close our over 800 bases around the world

     
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    Plus
    Stop the war on drugs
    Stop welfare
    Stop Obamacare
    Stop Medicare
    Stop Medicaid
    Get rid of income taxes
    Get rid of payroll taxes
    Replace our tax code with the Fair Tax

    Get rid of the Federal Reserve
    Outlaw Fractal reserve lending

    Outlaw government borrowing
    Get rid of retirement and health plans for Congress.

    Let me catch my breath.....I have more.
     

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