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Dems may spend more, but at least they aren’t doing it to help the rich

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Dems may spend more, but at least they aren’t doing it to help the rich The Democrat motto is “tax and spend.” The Republican motto is “don’t tax, just spend.” Historically, Republicans were better than Democrats at running deficits. Check the website, “U.S. Federal Deficits, Presidents and Congress” by Stephen Bloch. One of his key findings: “the G.W. Bush administration ... oversaw 3.7 times as much increase in [inflation-adjusted] federal budget deficits [in eight years] ...


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BROBERTS1
December 18, 2013
7:56 a.m.

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Richard, Here we go again, lets blame G W for everything! I'm sure it is his fault Obamacare is not working. He messed up the internet so all these people could not sign up for their insurance.

amermike
December 18, 2013
1:16 p.m.

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Thank you Mr. Moody for your letter. That says it all in a nutshell. Re: Roberts' previous comment, I guess the best approach when you can't dispute the facts, is to redirect the conversation.

Phils2008
December 18, 2013
6:44 p.m.

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amermike, are these "facts" just because a liberal states them? You never looked into any of this and you regurgitate it as a "fact". Here's a fact you choose to ignore, the democrats had all three branches and ran up the deficit and the debt. Now you'll say that was because of Republicans but then you'll completely dismiss the Republicans who gave Clinton a supposed surplus. Why? Because you people are blatant hypocrites. Every Democrat President has had Republican Congresses willing to cut spending, every Republican president has had Democrat Congresses willing to spend like drunken sailors. The facts this kid omits are that from 64 to 95 Democrats owned Congress. Amazingly the year they lost it, Clinton benefited. It didnt matter how much Reagan increased revenues (391 billion), the Democrats found a way to increase spending 465 Billion. The simple fact, and it is a fact, is that Democrats raise taxes to support their insatiable desire to spend and buy votes. they will never balance a budget on their own. It is theoretically impossible.

Phils2008
December 18, 2013
8:02 p.m.

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Hey Richard, I'll read anything you have that disputes this.

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/no-democ...

cfield
December 19, 2013
7:10 a.m.

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MR Mooody- Regardless of Democrat or Republican, the fact of the matter is that the middle and lower classes in this country pay 99% of the taxes.I am not speaking of income taxes that only comprises a small percentage of the taxes collected in this country.
Are you aware of the hundreds of hidden taxes paid by the 95% of the nations middle and lower classes that obviously you're no aware of.So remember it does'nt matter which party is in charge the end result is always the same.

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