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quote: I mean Bush was simply an idiot uber-cliche Republican president, so it is expected a law like that would be proposed and passed (Patriot Act), but Obama? It seems so out of place that such an unpopular law with universal dissent from both parties would be moved forward by two completely different presidents.
quote: The occupation of Iraq (tremendously expensive) is almost over. So why are we still paying the same amount of taxes?
quote: Because unlike every other war in US history, taxes were not raised to pay for the cost of the war. So if taxes weren't raised to pay for the war, why should there be a deduction after the war ends?Nevermind the giant deficit we currently have; lets reduce even MORE revenue! What could happen?
quote: Yes but the deficit you allude to is a side effect of giving an effect 0% tax rate (or even government refunds) to a favored handful of corporations and billions in special interest grants.
quote: since you have no flipping idea what it is to be poor.
quote: and i live off a 75% of minimum wage disability check!
quote: Nevermind the giant deficit we currently have; lets reduce even MORE revenue! What could happen?
quote: Oh cmon. We're "only" spending about 180% of what we take in.
quote: Revenue is NOT the problem, spending is.
quote: Have you ever actually run a business?
quote: So why are we still paying the same amount of taxes?