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|Subject: Sowell Tells The Truth||Date: 12/5/2012 7:23 PM|
|Author: Vile||Number: 112178 of 143997|
"A key lie that has been repeated over and over, largely unanswered, is that President Bush's "tax cuts for the rich" cost the government so much lost tax revenue that this added to the budget deficit-- so that the government cannot afford to allow the cost of letting the Bush tax rates continue for "the rich."
It sounds very plausible, and constant repetition without a challenge may well be enough to convince the voting public that, if the Republican-controlled House of Representatives does not go along with Barack Obama's demands for more spending and higher tax rates on the top 2 percent, it just shows that they care more for "the rich" than for the other 98 percent."
He goes on to cite two sources, The Wallstreet Journal and "Economic Report of the President" for 2012, on page 411. Here is the link to it:
Just type in 411 in the page box and viola.
The President is arguing from a position of dishonesty and so are the democrats. They are class warfare punks pushing class warfare to distract ignorant and disinterested voters from the real crisis.
The fact is, our fiscal woes started in 2007 when the democrats took over. Everything we see today is bad fiscal policy (really no fiscal policy) perpetrated by the democrats on the American people. They are dependency hawkers, job killers and freedom stealers. They are systematically stealing our economic liberty with almost every move they make from killing the Keystone pipeline to doing nothing about gas prices.
If you look at the table, revenues haven't really changed all that much since 2008 and have been steadily increasing to those levels with CBO projections that actually exceed 2008. You will also see that outlays have significantly increased. This isn't due to the war or tax cuts. In fact, the war costs were already winding down then.
The democrats are lying like never before. The republicans aren't much better. They are arguing over peanuts and I think working more with the dems than they are letting on. They are casting out real conservatives as they prepare for their grand deal which will again bend us over.
The saying is really true that people who ignore history are doomed to repeat it. The dems have never cut spending of any kind. Time and time again they get stupid republicans to agree to tax increases now in exchange for increasingly ethereal spending reductions later. There is no evidence anywhere or ever that dems have kept any promises to anyone about anything, especially where it concerned spending reductions. They are nothing more than big fat liars and anyone who believes them isn't educated in history.
Even if Zero gets every tax increase he wants, it will be enough to fund the government for 8 days. Eight freakin days! So what is this game he is playing? He isn't playing for peanuts. He is playing for more dependency, more revenues, more spending and more power. He isn't playing for the benefit of the American people. Anyone who believes he is, is just plain stupid.
Zero has already taxed the middle class with Zerocare. Everyone is going to pay taxes for it except the recipient class who will get more 'free' money from the producer class.
Gas prices may a