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||Re: Sunday Legal Briefs
||Nov 26, 2012, 15:11
Beamer wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 14:55:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 14:51:
Beamer wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 14:46:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 14:38:
Cutter wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 12:46:
RollinThundr wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 12:37:
Cutter wrote on Nov 25, 2012, 17:15:
The Nazis may have lost the war but more and more it seems they won it if you take my meaning. We're headed for complete subservience and virtual slavery or bloody revolution. I'm personally down with the latter.
You folks did it yourselves by buying into being "progressive"
We mean people like you and your ilk.
It must suck being against fiscal responsibility.
I can't recall: weren't you against raising taxes?
It must suck being against fiscal responsibility.
Nope, I'm all for tax increases, along with massive spending cuts.
So you're not beating the Tea Party drum. What makes you think Cutter falls directly into a party line and is against any kind of fiscal responsibility?
And how do you identify as conservative if you think we should raise taxes? Doesn't that make you a socialist, in your own lingo and logic?
No it doesn't, there's a major difference between realizing tax rates are lowest they've been in 60 years and not having issue with putting in a little more and that goes for everyone not just the 1%, thing is unless there's massive spending cuts, it won't matter. I keep telling you this Beamer and you keep coming back with spending doesn't matter type of bullshit. Your 6 figure salary won't mean shit when paper money is worthless in a few years at the rate we're going. Should have never gotten off the gold standard.
I don't know what you guys want to be classified as, when you spew the liberal playbook of tax the rich, race card playing, etc. on a regular basis should someone call you a republican instead?
edit: incidentally here's a list of proposed GOP cuts, which again far more than I've seen the Obmessiah propose.
Here is the full list of cuts:
Additional Program Eliminations/Spending Reforms
Corporation for Public Broadcasting Subsidy. $445 million annual savings.
Save America's Treasures Program. $25 million annual savings.
International Fund for Ireland. $17 million annual savings.
Legal Services Corporation. $420 million annual savings.
National Endowment for the Arts. $167.5 million annual savings.
National Endowment for the Humanities. $167.5 million annual savings.
Hope VI Program. $250 million annual savings.
Amtrak Subsidies. $1.565 billion annual savings.
Eliminate duplicative education programs. H.R. 2274 (in last Congress), authored by Rep. McKeon, eliminates 68 at a savings of $1.3 billion annually.
U.S. Trade Development Agency. $55 million annual savings.
Woodrow Wilson Center Subsidy. $20 million annual savings.
Cut in half funding for congressional printing and binding. $47 million annual savings.
John C. Stennis Center Subsidy. $430,000 annual savings.
Community Development Fund. $4.5 billion annual savings.
Heritage Area Grants and Statutory Aid. $24 million annual savings.
Cut Federal Travel Budget in Half. $7.5 billion annual savings.
Trim Federal Vehicle Budget by 20%. $600 million annual savings.
Essential Air Service. $150 million annual savings.
Technology Innovation Program. $70 million annual savings.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program. $125 million annual savings.
Department of Energy Grants to States for Weatherization. $530 million annual savings.
Beach Replenishment. $95 million annual savings.
New Starts Transit. $2 billion annual savings.
Exchange Programs for Alaska, Natives Native Hawaiians, and Their Historical Trading Partners in Massachusetts. $9 million annual savings.
Intercity and High Speed Rail Grants. $2.5 billion annual savings.
Title X Family Planning. $318 million annual savings.
Appalachian Regional Commission. $76 million annual savings.
Economic Development Administration. $293 million annual savings.
Programs under the National and Community Services Act. $1.15 billion annual savings.
Applied Research at Department of Energy. $1.27 billion annual savings.
FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership. $200 million annual savings.
Energy Star Program. $52 million annual savings.
Economic Assistance to Egypt. $250 million annually.
U.S. Agency for International Development. $1.39 billion annual savings.
General Assistance to District of Columbia. $210 million annual savings.
Subsidy for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. $150 million annual savings.
Presidential Campaign Fund. $775 million savings over ten years.
No funding for federal office space acquisition. $864 million annual savings.
End prohibitions on competitive sourcing of government services.
Repeal the Davis-Bacon Act. More than $1 billion annually.
IRS Direct Deposit: Require the IRS to deposit fees for some services it offers (such as processing payment plans for taxpayers) to the Treasury, instead of allowing it to remain as part of its budget. $1.8 billion savings over ten years.
Require collection of unpaid taxes by federal employees. $1 billion total savings.
Prohibit taxpayer funded union activities by federal employees. $1.2 billion savings over ten years.
Sell excess federal properties the government does not make use of. $15 billion total savings.
Eliminate death gratuity for Members of Congress.
Eliminate Mohair Subsidies. $1 million annual savings.
Eliminate taxpayer subsidies to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. $12.5 million annual savings.
Eliminate Market Access Program. $200 million annual savings.
USDA Sugar Program. $14 million annual savings.
Subsidy to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). $93 million annual savings.
Eliminate the National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program. $56.2 million annual savings.
Eliminate fund for Obamacare administrative costs. $900 million savings.
Ready to Learn TV Program. $27 million savings.
HUD Ph.D. Program.
Deficit Reduction Check-Off Act.
TOTAL SAVINGS: $2.5 Trillion over Ten Years
This comment was edited on Nov 26, 2012, 15:18.
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