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Old 09-29-2012, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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What kind of redistribution of wealth is this?

1) Supporting The Oil Subsidies

2) Providing Federal Funding For Rip-Off For-Profit Colleges

3) Protecting And Subsidizing The Drug Industry

4) Boosting The Insurance Industry’s Profits

5) Bailing Out The Big Banks And Then Failing To Regulate Them

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Government actually spends a relatively small amount of its budget on assisting the poor. It actually spends an extraordinary amount of money handing the already-rich even more money.
Five ways that Republicans use government to give even more money to the already-rich (
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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How did the Republicans in the House get those laws passed without the rest of Congress and without the President's signature ?
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:20 AM
 
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Actually, the entire OP is a lie and complete failure.

You talk about SPENDING, but then you list 5 things that aren't spending at all.

Number 5 is almost HILARIOUS in that it was OBAMA that bailed out the banks and the Democrats are in control....so exactly who, if anyone, didn't regulate them afterwards?

Here's a REAL pie chart from Wikipedia that shows the USA does spend more on SS, Medicare, and the poor:

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Old 09-29-2012, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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How did the Republicans in the House get those laws passed without the rest of Congress and without the President's signature ?
Read what is in the link I provided.
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:26 AM
 
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Read what is in the link I provided.
I just read your TOTALLY BIASED rag link and it doesn't answer Happy Texan's question at all.

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How did the Republicans in the House get those laws passed without the rest of Congress and without the President's signature ?
Why don't you quote what part answers his question?
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Columbus
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What kind of redistribution of wealth is this?

1) Supporting The Oil Subsidies

2) Providing Federal Funding For Rip-Off For-Profit Colleges

3) Protecting And Subsidizing The Drug Industry

4) Boosting The Insurance Industry’s Profits

5) Bailing Out The Big Banks And Then Failing To Regulate Them


Five ways that Republicans use government to give even more money to the already-rich (
Democrats had the Presidency, House and Senate from 2009-2011. They could have "fixed" any of these things. They didn't. They support them too.
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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Originally Posted by jojajn View Post
What kind of redistribution of wealth is this?

1) Supporting The Oil Subsidies

2) Providing Federal Funding For Rip-Off For-Profit Colleges

3) Protecting And Subsidizing The Drug Industry

4) Boosting The Insurance Industry’s Profits

5) Bailing Out The Big Banks And Then Failing To Regulate Them


Five ways that Republicans use government to give even more money to the already-rich (
but there are about 47% of American workers who pay no income taxes
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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Actually, the entire OP is a lie and complete failure.

You talk about SPENDING, but then you list 5 things that aren't spending at all.

Number 5 is almost HILARIOUS in that it was OBAMA that bailed out the banks and the Democrats are in control....so exactly who, if anyone, didn't regulate them afterwards?

Here's a REAL pie chart from Wikipedia that shows the USA does spend more on SS, Medicare, and the poor:
Who is in support of, or opposed to, the e Dodd-Frank financial reform law?

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Republican presidential candidates want to repeal Congress’s Dodd-Frank financial regulation overhaul to “protect the status quo” on Wall Street.
Republicans Want to

Drug companies make big $$$ off of Medicare part D because the federal government cannot negotiate drug prices with drug companies.
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By the design of the program, the federal government is not permitted to negotiate prices of drugs with the drug companies, as federal agencies do in other programs.
Medicare Part D - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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How did the Republicans in the House get those laws passed without the rest of Congress and without the President's signature ?
I guess they did all of that in 1 and a half years, and even Harry Reid is in their back pocket, and 0bama's veto pen is out of ink.
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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Democrats had the Presidency, House and Senate from 2009-2011. They could have "fixed" any of these things. They didn't. They support them too.
Ever heard of "filibusterer?"


In Which Republicans Forget Their Record-Breaking Use Of The Filibuster - YouTube
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