Why is Deficit, Debt, etc... only important issues when Republicans are in power?

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    Democrats solutions to everything: throw someone else's money at it.
     
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    Funny, they weren't so important to the republicans for the six years that they had all the stroke.
     
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    Some of that was bending over in an effort to be bipartisan. Some of that was forgetting why people vote Republican. They got reminded in 06 and 08. If they forget it the next time around some people need to be taken out back and lined up against the wall.

    The motto of Democrats is: Tax tax, spend spend, elect elect.
     
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    The modern era of massive deficits being politically acceptable was initiated by the Reagan administration.
     
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    Hey! Just like shrub did with Iraq (public money to private contractors) ... and like what Wall Street did with my 401K money!
     
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    And were spending money like it grows on trees!! Repugs are such amazing hypocrites!!!
     
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    Because its one of the issues where you can easily point out hypocricy on the part of the GOP.

    Part of the reason I don't vote for the GOP is because of the GOP spending without any real plan to pay for it. If both parties are going to spend, I'll go with the (marginally) more responsible Tax and Spend over the Borrow and Spend crowd.
     
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    Uhmmm----if thats true, then I would not have a problem with the Republican Party.

    But it is only important to Republicans/Democrats when they are NOT in power.

    See how much of a difference that little "not" makes??
     
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    Welcome to Politics 101.

    First lesson : The other side sucks.
     

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