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Old 08-11-2010, 09:59 AM
 
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FOXNews.com - Democrats, Advocacy Groups Blast Cuts to Food Stamps to Fund $26B Aid Bill
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Old 08-11-2010, 10:02 AM
 
Location: Buffalo, trying to leave
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Kind of funny I was going to post this.

Well, the Democrats had to pay their real bosses off at some point.
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Old 08-11-2010, 07:33 PM
 
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I grew up in a family supported by father, a Union employee.

Far different life than now.
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Old 08-11-2010, 08:16 PM
 
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I thought we still have like $421 billion left unspent from the failed stimulus. Why on Earth do we need to spend more money? Maybe it is time for Suze Orman to start lecturing Congress.
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Old 08-12-2010, 06:27 AM
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I thought we still have like $421 billion left unspent from the failed stimulus. Why on Earth do we need to spend more money? Maybe it is time for Suze Orman to start lecturing Congress.
I'm not sure about this, but I think I read that the food stamp cut affected an increase in the program that was "paid for" by the stimulus; i.e. diversion of stimulus funds from additional food stamp aid to teachers. If true, it seems that it must be perfectly acceptable to reallocate unspent stimulus funds to keep teachers employed, but totally unacceptable to reallocate any of those funds to help those actually unemployed.
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Old 08-12-2010, 07:20 AM
 
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The problem is - the democrats just no longer have unlimited money for all their many pet projects. We simply cannot keep raising the debt level, it's already ridiculous.
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Old 08-12-2010, 07:23 AM
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We simply cannot keep raising the debt level, it's already ridiculous.
Wanna bet?
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Old 08-12-2010, 08:23 AM
 
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Never heard about the "debt level" when shrub was president.

How much of the current "level" is attributed to him?
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Old 08-12-2010, 08:27 AM
 
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Never heard about the "debt level" when shrub was president.

How much of the current "level" is attributed to him?
Oh no, You cant attribute it to that, I like how the same people come in here all the time with the same ridiculous answers.
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Old 08-12-2010, 08:28 AM
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Never heard about the "debt level" when shrub was president.
Maybe you weren't listening during the 2006 elections when the repubs got thrown out? I heard plenty about it. It just wasn't clear at that time that the solution was going to be even higher deficit spending!
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