Palin's Alaska Debt Tea Party??

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Palin's Alaska Debt Tea Party??
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Wed, 03-31-2010 - 9:06pm

http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0331/postpalin-alaska-largest-debt-burden/

Say it ain't so Joe. Say it ain't so.

Please, some right winger, please do disprove all of this. Please prove that your Fox tea Republican party is not led by none other than a big spending big debt hypocrite phony!

If this story is true, how in the world can your party not fall apart?

On the other hand, maybe there is a reason that the number one reason people voted against McCain/Palin was Palin herself.

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Registered: 01-24-2010
Thu, 04-01-2010 - 11:29pm

Republican fiscal conservatives . . . come out come out where ever you are!

Hello? Is anyone home?

Do you remember that you belong to the party of Hell No . . . to cutting government spending or deficits?? Reagan, Bush I, Bush II and now Palin - to a T your heros are big spending big deficit politicians.

Big spending and big deficits.

And what about the Democratic leaders? Clinton initially had to spend like heck to get us out of the hangover from Bush I's deficit spending and then do you know what Clinton did? Yes you do. He said no more of this fiscal recklessness and implemented pay as you go.

Clinton left us with over a hundred billion dollar surplus. Which your next big spender in Bush II squandered only to leave the next Democratic President Obama with an even bigger hangover from Republican fiscal recklessness.

Really. You so-called Republican fiscal conservatives have massive cognitive disconnect. Your politicians spend just as big as Democrats on the national level and run up much much much bigger deficits. Facts my friends. Facts. They can be a bummer when it's so exciting to watch Fox not News bashing Democrats all day long.

Just the truth. Your silence for days on this thread proves it. You have no response. The size of the debt relative to our economy goes way up under Republican Presidents since the Nixon/Ford disaster and the opposite direction under much more fiscally and otherwise responsible Democratic Presidents.

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Registered: 03-02-2009
Fri, 04-02-2010 - 8:08am
Yawn... Obama spent more than all of them combined. Let's hear your opinion on that. zzzzzzzz.....

"Resist, we much. We must, and we much. About that, be committed."

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Registered: 01-24-2010
Fri, 04-02-2010 - 10:03am

Yawn? Obama is spending too much?

You do realize that is exactly what Republicans like you said last time when Clinton had to bail us out of the hangover from the previous Bush Presidency. And once Clinton got us out of the mess, he implemented Pay Go which means we actually pay for our government instead of hocking our childrens' futures. That is what Republican politicians are supposed to be for but are not. And Obama has promised to do what Clinton did in tightening the spending reins and getting our deficits under control.

Facts are facts.

You can go back to your yawning sleep now.

In the meantime, Republicans' fiscal irresponsibility is so bad that even the Republican head of the conservative Family Research Council joined a host of other senior Republican authorities saying do not donate to the Republican National Committee because the RNC can't handle its own finances without wasting them on sex clubs and the like: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/44/2010/04/frcs-perkins-asks-conservative.html

Your party is a fiscal basket case. Anyone who is concerned about the fiscal stability of America's future should vote Democratic because Democrats have a superior record on fiscal responsibility.

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Registered: 12-16-2008
Fri, 04-02-2010 - 2:03pm

"Anyone who is concerned about the fiscal stability of America's future should vote Democratic because Democrats have a superior record on fiscal responsibility."


This comment should have been posted yesterday, you know, April Fool's Day.


Keep in mind all the unfunded federal government mandates of the states.

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Registered: 02-01-2010
Fri, 04-02-2010 - 2:43pm
Exactly...YAWN. Let's hear what the money was spend on, how outraged the citizens of Alaska are and how the Dems opposed the spending...Oh, wait, they didn't.
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Registered: 02-14-2010
Fri, 04-02-2010 - 3:17pm

"Clinton left us with over a hundred billion dollar surplus."

Na, but he did leave us with an economy falling in the tank though. Very nice of him.

It's so funny the dems understand deficit spending for their buddy the bamster but don't understand it when Bush had to do it. Maybe it's because the Bamster has deficits 8 times that of Bush... No wait that'd be worse wouldn't it?.?

"You have no response. The size of the debt relative to our economy goes way up under Republican Presidents"

You got anything that compares to the $50 Tril in debt we owe S.S.? If memory serves, that was a democratic policy.

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Registered: 02-14-2010
Fri, 04-02-2010 - 3:19pm

"And once Clinton got us out of the mess"

Yes, those high-speed trains Clinton funded really brought our economy along.

You have evidence Clinton was responsible for the good economy of the 90's? I mean other than the rise in condom sales?

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Registered: 09-01-2009
Fri, 04-02-2010 - 5:30pm

Yes, Clinton did leave us with a surplus.

"Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society."


       Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Registered: 01-24-2010
Fri, 04-02-2010 - 5:53pm

"Na, but did leave us with an economy falling in the tank though. Very nice of him."

How come all of Bush II's deficits were Bill Clinton's fault but Obama's first year deficit has nothing to do with the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression that Bush II left us in?

In fact, the reason we had a big deficit under Bush II had nothing to do with the downturn during the beginning of his Presidency. After the downturn was over, Bush extended a giant stimulative tax cut at the same time Bush launched America into a hugely expensive unnecessary war in Iraq and the Republicans passed a massive unfunded healthcare entitlement bill that did little to address our healthcare problem.

In other words, if you think Republicans are actually fiscally conservative, you are living in a dreamworld and must be watching way too much Fox not News.

That Republicans wanted to put the breaks on government spending well after their big government big deficit binge from 2003 to 2007/8 was very very dumb.

In other words, Republicans blew our fiscal house apart and then wanted to doom the economy by all of a sudden pulling the government purse strings during the one time when big government big deficit spending is a good thing - in the middle of a recession when businesses are not spending and government needs to pick up the slack to keep the economy from deteriorating.

That is what Bill Clinton did and Bush II did at the beginning of their Presidencies that pulled us out of the downturns then. And it was during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression that Republicans wanted to do the exact opposite. It's like Republicans never took fiscal policy 101.




Edited 4/2/2010 9:13 pm ET by littlenote
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Registered: 03-02-2009
Sat, 04-03-2010 - 10:49am

You did not answer my question about Obama's spending. In a little over a year in office, he's increased the national debt by more than $2,000,000,000,000, quite a staggering number.


"Resist, we much. We must, and we much. About that, be committed."

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