The GOP Solution to the Deficit: Raise It!

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    Boy, if there is ONE THING the Republicans have been wailing about, it's the deficit! They'll say things like "Unemployment might be getting better BUT don't forget the deficit!"
    "The Dow may be rising but don't forget the deficit!" and so on.

    So their answer to this All-Consuming Problem? Raise the deficit.

    Romney's Proposed budget would RAISE the deficit by $250B!
    Santorum? $4.5T
    Gingrich? $7T


    Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget |

    It's okay Repubs. You'll still get the vote of all White Male Christians whose wives don't use birth control!

    The Dems will only get Dems, Indies, Mods, Latinos, Blacks, Gays, Non-Christians & Moderate Christians, and People who have a healthy sex life or want one...

    That's quite a crop of candidates you guys have this year....
     
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    Hypocrisy at its finest.
     
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    Remind me again what Obama did to the deficit?
    He what? Increased it exponentially more than any other President?
     
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    Ron Paul's plan
    Debt over next decade: Reduces it by $2.2 trillion, lowering debt to GDP to 76%.

    Costliest proposal: Get rid of various income taxes, such as the Alternative Minimum Tax and taxes on investment income, Social Security benefits and tips, at a cost of $2.5 trillion.

    Biggest cost saver: Reduce many parts of non-defense spending, such as eliminating five federal departments including education, commerce and energy, saving $4.5 trillion.

    Interest costs on the debt: Lowers it by $300 billion.


    The Op left one guy out.
     
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    "Reagan proved deficits don't matter"
     
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    Yes, I watched the libs snivel and drool while they talked about this on MorningJoe.

    What isn't shown there is that is because of tax cuts and spending cuts that don't balance using today's numbers.

    What is never in the calculation (or they don't talk about it) is what happens if the tax cuts stimulate the economy. That was never discussed this morning.
     
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    Obama proved deficits do matter.
     
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    Reminds me of when Obama complained about the deficit when he ran. More of the same. It's a shame the people that should be President would never run.
     
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    Ummm, your fascination with the drool of Libs aside, that's not where I got it. See that link? Yeah that. Bi-Partisan (that means both Dem and Repub!) org.
    Anyway, this was e-mailed to me but I'm glad to see it's getting coverage!
     
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    Sorry. Ron Paul is the only candidate with a plan that actually reduces the deficit!
     

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