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Labels and semantics doesn't change the fact that we all pay for increased spending at the federal level. And whether or not you call it taxes, I call it horrible. And the President signs the budget, so who's kidding who?Look at the track record of the Bush family, and you will find that they always take the side of more power for the government. They may lower taxes at some juncture, but without decreasing spending they're taking the money out of the economy and away from someone anyway. All they're really doing is shifting the burden from one group to another. You may support the shift, but that doesn't change the fact that the Bushes are horribly guilty of increasing the size and power of the federal government.I don't see how any libertarian could support Bush. And I don't see how you can call a Bush supporter a libertarian. Let's not kid ourselves here. Bush is an authoritarian, the direct opposite of libertarian. Many libertarian Republicans are realizing this, and no amount of wishful thinking is going to change it.I won't be voting for either Bush or Kerry, but at least Kerry is socially liberal (although not to the extent, even close, of the Libertarian party). Bush is NOT fiscally conservative, and to me the evidence is clear in this. I'm 100% sure in my mind that Kerry is closer to libertarian than Bush. But I'll vote for the real libertarian, Badnarik.And if you wish to blame Congress, so be it, but Congress is currently controlled by the political party that is currently led by the Bush family, and if you really believe he can't control his own party (which I don't), then you still have to admit that Bush is incapable (whether it's because he doesn't want to or can't) of stopping the increase of size of the federal government.-JAR
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