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How are we going to pay this year after year?

Original post made by Perspective, Midtown, on Feb 26, 2009

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Ok, the above link is to an article written by the severe right wing paper ( for those who don't know, I am being facetious) the Telegraph, in Britain.

Bottom line: The new budget by President Obama proposes to spend this year alone 4 times the deficit spending of any Bush budget..for a total of $25,573.48 PER TAXPAYER IN THE USA.

And now, how is this good for America?

For those of you who really believe this is good, please explain how we are going to pay for this. Even if we simply TAKE all the money anyone makes in this nation above $500,000 per year this year, it wouldn't begin to cover this budget. And, of course, everyone who is capable of making that much money would be sure to not make that mistake again until we have a new President and Congress, so it would sink us into a TRUE depression very rapidly.

So, knowing that, exactly how do you who approve of this think we are going to pay for this? How do you think this can possibly be good for America, especially given that almost no private sector jobs are created...the jobs which create money to pay taxes from.

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Posted by bruce
a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 1, 2009 at 3:10 pm

This money was spent by Bush and the Republicans ... maybe they should be tarred with the problem and made to pay for it - instead of trying to name it after Barack Obama. I am getting really sick of this kind of disinformational article. How about a little truth now and then, just for a change?

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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:28 am

I am delighted to see the continued attempt by the delusional that somehow Bush is the one who just quadrupled our annual deficit with one signature.

And, of course, by the same logic, it is Bush and the Republicans who are continuing to destroy the economy every time they open their mouths.

This is Orwellian Newspeak at its finest.

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Posted by bruce
a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 3, 2009 at 3:40 am

I am not delighted to see people who are in denial that Bush did not have anything to do with the economic problems we now face. I don't get how that is possible. I don't hear much coming from the Republicans that are not always aimed at undercutting Obama, there is no ideological or rational basis behind Republican strategy lately except to direct money where it will do the most good for Republicans - and that is their over-riding motivation.

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Posted by Perspective
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 5, 2009 at 1:11 pm

The only Bush and Republicans did NOT do while they were in office that would have prevented this economic morass was OVERTURN THE COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT ACT ..had they not backed down in the face of being called "lynchmen" and "racists" by Raines, Dodd, Frank and ACORN, who had on staff our current President, then we would not be in this mess.

So, don't worry, we Republicans know who started this fire, who fanned it, who didn't put it out, and who continues to fan it into a catastrophe.

Now, when are you going to acknowledge the problem? We are giving a drunk ever more booze, and the codependents keep telling the abstainers that it is their fault.

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Posted by Pesrpective
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:29 pm

I note that the Obama supporters are very quiet.

What's up? Shame?

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