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July 27, 2011 Poll Results

How should the U.S. budget deficit be reduced?

Tax increases 7% 21 votes
Spending cuts to existing programs 53% 154 votes
Tax increases AND spending cuts 39% 113 votes
Total: 288 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


July 28, 2011
10:55 p.m.

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I support tax increases with spending cuts but the tax increases must only be used to pay off the debt. They must not be used to raise the salaries and benefits of federal employees.

July 30, 2011
7:09 a.m.

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The pig is dead - there is no more bacon...
If we stay on auto-pilot, the plane will surely crash!!
Cut 3 cents for every dollar the gov't spends!
And stop the AUTOMATIC 8% increase in spending put thru each year - if the private sector did such, it too would go bankrupt....

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