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#1. Even with not having a balanced budget at this time, I support tax cuts. That will help limit spending. - Author: Steve Chabot
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#2. A Harris poll I've seen says only 12 percent of the electorate names taxes as one of the most important issues facing the nation. Voters put tax cuts dead last, behind education, Social Security, health care, Medicare and poverty. - Author: Lane Evans
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#3. I am very much in favor of tax cuts. - Author: John McCain
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#4. Tax cuts are like sex: When they are good, they are very, very good. And when they are bad, they are still pretty good. - Author: M. Stanton Evans
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#5. We should stop arguing about tax cuts in this town. - Author: Richard Neal
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#6. I think we should worry about Social Security first and then tax cuts second. - Author: Bobby Scott
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#7. I don't believe, the president doesn't believe, that the high income tax cuts work, period. I don't think the evidence supports that. - Author: Austan Goolsbee
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#8. Today's tax cuts provide yet another illustration of the Republicans' fiscally irresponsible economic policies that ignore the needs of America's middle class, students, and working families. - Author: Ellen Tauscher
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#9. It's common sense to be for middle-class tax cuts and tax cuts on small businesses, to be for not allowing Medicare to be turned into voucher care. - Author: Mark Takano
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#10. For the fifth year in a row, the Bush budget cuts city core services to pay for wealthy tax breaks. And once again, the mayor's requests were not funded. - Author: Anthony Weiner
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#11. Republicans drove us into debt with two wars and the Bush tax cuts. Now they want to pay for that debt with cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. This is not only immoral it is bad economics. Why do Republicans always have money for war but not for those in need? - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#12. It's wasteful spending like this that not only forces tax increases and cuts in vital services ... but also really make you wonder: who is City Hall looking out for? - Author: Laura Miller
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#13. The whole world organizes itself around the fact that people manage to get their awkward bodies in position to fuck, an achievement honored by toasters, tandems, and tax cuts. - Author: Lucy Ellmann
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#14. The stimulus legislation, technically known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, was a mixture of tax cuts for families and businesses; increased transfer payments, like unemployment insurance; and increased direct government spending, like infrastructure investment. - Author: Christina Romer
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#15. The budget does not adequately fund important domestic programs, promotes tax cuts to the detriment of other priorities and does little to put our nation's fiscal house in order. - Author: Jim Jeffords
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#16. It is unfortunate we were put in the position where the Republicans made it clear they were ready to let everything fall unless they got these tax cuts . - Author: Joe Biden
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#17. On the issues that I care deeply about - the environment, Roe vs. Wade, the war in Iraq, with no weapons of mass destruction, the tax cuts that are now leading to deficits, I've got some deep issues with the president. - Author: Lincoln Chafee
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#18. I am the candidate of tax cuts, repealing Obamacare, repealing Dodd-Frank, letting the markets work, coming up with patient-and-doctor-centered healthcare solutions instead of more big government - and just generally getting government off the backs of small businesses. - Author: Wendy E. Long
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#19. I still believe a majority of Republicans are for income tax cuts. - Author: Mary Fallin
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#20. Tax cuts continue to benefit families, seniors, and small business owners, as evidenced by unparalleled economic growth in Nevada and across the country. - Author: Jon Porter
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#21. The President is destroying the fabric of America with a combined policy of war, tax cuts for the wealthy, and reductions in spending for domestic needs. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#22. I favor the extension of the middle-class tax cuts because in a recession they're stimulative and they help with demand. - Author: Peter Welch
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#23. Government is not being honest with taxpayers when it renews existing tax breaks and calls them new tax cuts. - Author: Jason Chaffetz
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#24. The rich control our politics to a huge extend. In return they get tax cuts and deregulation. It's been and is an amazing ride for the rich. - Author: Jeffrey D. Sachs
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#25. Budget cuts if you're not rich, tax cuts if you are. Less money for those who don't have any and more to those who do. That's how President Fredo says we're going to get out of the giant deficit hole he's dug. You can't put it any more simply. Rich people richer. Poor people poorer. - Author: Will Durst
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#26. America's corporate and political elites
now form a regime of their own and
they're privatizing democracy. All the
benefits - the tax cuts, policies and
rewards flow in one direction: up. - Author: Bill Moyers
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#27. What Democrats haven't focused on are the kind of policies that would promote economic growth - such as making permanent the 2001/2003 tax cuts, opening up federal lands to more energy production, and reforming government to reduce its burden on business. - Author: Bob Beauprez
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#28. And I have to tell you as a grandmother, I worry about the fact that my grandchildren are going to be paying for all the spending, including military spending, that has gone on and the tax cuts that have come through. - Author: Geraldine Ferraro
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#29. What we want as an economy is companies and people, you know, working hard to come up with creative ways to be more productive. We don't want companies and people working hard to lobby government for special tax cuts. - Author: Adam Davidson
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#30. When Republicans used reconciliation in 2001 for the Bush tax cuts, they used it to increase the deficit. The whole purpose of reconciliation is for deficit reduction! - Author: Kent Conrad
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#31. It was absolutely critical to renew the Bush tax cuts. Letting them expire would result in a massive tax increase that would retard economic growth. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#32. Tax cuts are an investment in working families. - Author: Tommy Thompson
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#33. Tax cuts create more jobs and this is something we as Republicans have to do a better job of marketing. - Author: Pete Sessions
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#34. The middle classes shouldn't be getting tax cuts, while those in tough, poorly paid jobs, who are already running out of money at the start of the month, are getting their benefits cut. That's not one-nation conservatism; it's two nations conservatism. - Author: Tim Montgomerie
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#35. The Bush tax cuts should be extended permanently for families with annual incomes of less than $250,000 and should be phased out slowly for those making more than that. Raising taxes on anyone now, when the economic recovery is so fragile, would be a mistake. - Author: Mark Zandi
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#36. And then you've got Lieberman, who is for the war. And thinks the tax cuts could really help. He's basically for people who want to vote for Bush but don't think Bush is Jewish enough. - Author: Jon Stewart
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#37. We've outpaced Japan and Europe in creating new jobs, but there's major competition from India and China. It's not enough to make income tax cuts permanent. - Author: Ernest Istook
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#38. Governments enjoying surpluses have a very strong temptation to splash money around, and while tax cuts are always appealing, cutting taxes at the top of a boom runs the real risk of creating a structural deficit when the boom subsides. - Author: Malcolm Turnbull
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#39. Jesus never called the poor 'lazy,' fought for tax cuts for the wealthiest Nazarenes or asked a leper for a copay. - Author: John Fugelsang
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#40. Welfare reform happened with reconciliation; half the Democrats voted for it. The Bush tax cuts happened with reconciliation; twelve Democratic Senators voted for it. You didn't have a real partisan issue on those times that it was used. - Author: Kent Conrad
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#41. I think the Bush tax cuts should be made permanent. - Author: Vito Fossella
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#42. You've got to either say you're going to cut taxes and find some spending cuts. I think we ought to reform long-term entitlement spending in the country, but you can't out of one side of your mouth say, 'Yes, we're for tax cuts, we're for spending discipline, and we're for bringing down the debt.' - Author: Harold Ford Jr.
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#43. Every tax cut I call for is targeted, it's responsible and it is paid for within my balanced budget plan. My tax cuts will not undermine our economy. They will speed economic growth. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#44. I have continuously said that, at the very minimum, the Bush tax cuts for income under $250,000 should be extended. - Author: Brad Schneider
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#45. Looking at the high cost of occupation in Iraq and the needs we have in this country, would it not have been better to have smaller tax cuts in order to keep down the deficits. - Author: Tim Russert
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#46. The reality is that during the Reagan years, for instance, we doubled the amount of revenue that we were sending to Washington, D.C. after the tax cuts took effect. - Author: Mike Pence
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#47. It appears that no one is so unfortunate that he or she is exempt from spending cuts, while at the same time no one is so fortunate as to be ineligible for a tax cut - Author: Jonathan Schell
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#48. If you believe Jesus ever had a good word for war or torture or tax cuts for the rich, or raping the earth, or refusing water to dying migrants, then you might as well believe bunnies lay painted eggs. - Author: Bill Maher
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#49. Cutting taxes is not bad. But if you cut taxes on the wealthy, which is what they wanted to do, you're not helping people who need better schools and better infrastructure and healthcare. You're basically robbing the middle class and the poor to provide tax cuts to the rich. - Author: Robert Reich
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#50. Many of you are well enough off that the tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#51. All Democrats for the last 30 years have tried to stimulate the economy by giving 'tax cuts' to people who don't pay taxes. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#52. Once you realize that trickle-down economics does not work, you will see the excessive tax cuts for the rich as what they are
a simple upward redistribution of income, rather than a way to make all of us richer, as we were told. - Author: Ha-Joon Chang
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#53. In Greece, Italy and, to a lesser extent, France, unsustainable tax cuts and spending sprees added to households' estimates of their private wealth relative to their wage income. - Author: Edmund Phelps
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#54. While the wealthiest families completely benefit from the tax cuts targeted towards the upper brackets, middle-income families were hit with the unwelcome surprise of higher taxes on tax day. - Author: Tim Bishop
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#55. We must take away the government's credit card. With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing, the Federal government would finally be forced to get serious about spending cuts. - Author: Alan Keyes
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#56. Well, I think the reality is that as you study - when President Kennedy cut marginal tax rates, when Ronald Reagan cut marginal tax rates, when President Bush imposed those tax cuts, they actually generated economic growth. They expanded the economy. They expand tax revenues. - Author: Mike Pence
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#57. These kids understood what is not immediately obvious; that they were going to pay the bills for tax cuts that had been passed today or in the last 4 years, and for the war in Iraq, because essentially we are borrowing money to do those things. - Author: Tom Allen
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#58. Should we freeze or postpone prospective tax cuts and avoid any new tax cuts until we are sure we have the money to pay for the war on terrorism and the war in Iraq. - Author: Tim Russert
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#59. Marginal tax rates are the lowest they've been in generations, and all we can talk about is tax cuts. - Author: Patrick McHenry
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#60. On GOP Tax Cuts: They'll take food out of the mouths of children to give tax cuts to the wealthiest. - Author: Nancy Pelosi
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#61. I wonder ... if the Republican Party really wants to be branded right now as the party of tax cuts and torture? I mean that's what they're selling. - Author: Chris Matthews
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#62. [T]hese tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans are also the tax cuts that are least likely to promote growth. - Author: Barack Obama
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#63. The problems of health care can be solved if we stop giving tax cuts to those who have the most, and start making health care affordable for those working harder and harder for too little. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#64. You can't be evangelical and associate yourself with Jesus and what he says about the poor and just have no other domestic concerns than tax cuts for wealthy people. - Author: Jim Wallis
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#65. The corporate right fires up the religious right against gay marriage and abortion and uses their votes to push their deregulation and tax cuts for the rich. It's an old trick. The House of Saud has the same arrangement with the Mullahs in Saudi Arabia. - Author: Adam McKay
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#66. The [Donald] Trump plan would increase the national debt a little over a $1 trillion a year, the Trump plan would reduce taxes at all income levels with, of course, the biggest tax cuts going to the richest taxpayers as they always do. - Author: Lawrence O'Donnell
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#67. The president is 100 percent for extending the tax cuts for 98.7 percent of small businesses. - Author: Austan Goolsbee
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#68. The American people want us to stop spending. And so let's just give them some certainty. Let's extend the tax - the existing tax cuts. And then let's give some more tax breaks to small businesses and large. And then maybe the American people will have some confidence. - Author: John McCain
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#69. To reduce deficit spending and our enormous debt, you reign in spending. You cut the budget. You don't take more from the private sector and grow government with it. And that's exactly what Obama has in mind with this expiration of Bush tax cuts proposal of his. - Author: Sarah Palin
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#70. If there were such a thing as Chapter 11 for politicians, the Republican push to extend the unaffordable Bush tax cuts would amount to a bankruptcy filing. - Author: David Stockman
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#71. My healthcare plan puts more money into average families' pockets than the Bush tax cuts ... He's got a lousy tax cut. It's only good for the super wealthy. I've got a tax cut that will help ordinary people. - Author: Dick Gephardt
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#72. It is time to recognize a simple fact of life. Contrary to what some of my colleagues seem to believe, tax cuts do not pay for themselves. - Author: George Voinovich
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#73. Instead of creating new jobs, Republicans gave tax cuts to companies that send jobs overseas. - Author: Joe Baca
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#74. If you're really concerned about deficits, you cannot take seriously a budget that would give $30 billion a year worth of tax cuts to not just the top 1 percent but the top 0.1 percent. - Author: Barack Obama
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#75. The tax relief that this Congress has given now in terms of four tax cuts has overwhelmingly gone to the people at the very top of the income scale in America. - Author: Richard Neal
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#76. I assume the president's going to say he got bad intelligence ... I think that wherever you see poverty, whether it's in the white rural community or the black urban community, you see that the resources have been sucked up into the war and tax cuts for the rich. - Author: Charles Rangel
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#77. I cannot in good conscience vote in favor of tax cuts, irrespective of their size, or to which segment of the population they are targeted, ... Nor can I support any spending increases that are not related to improving our nation's defense from the obvious and serious threats facing us today. - Author: John McCain
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#78. But what is striking about this, in a town that often talks about tax cuts, we could quite easily, Republicans and Democrats working together, do something that everybody in America desires, and that is a simplification of our Tax Code. - Author: Richard Neal
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#79. Congress has always had a soft spot for "experts" who tell members what they want to hear, whether it's supply-side economists declaring that tax cuts increase revenue or climate-change skeptics insisting that global warming is a myth. - Author: Paul Krugman
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#80. This is the national equivalent of having no savings, your credit card maxed out, you didn't renew your insurance, and now your house has burned down. The only way we can start to solve this is rolling back the tax cuts for the rich, which would save about $70 billion. - Author: Diana DeGette
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#81. President Obama has repeatedly urged Congress to let the Bush tax cuts expire for those earning more than $250,000 a year. Increasing rates on top earners is an obvious way to raise revenue from those who can afford it most. - Author: Christina Romer
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#82. By keeping most tax rates at present levels, Obama and the Democrats will claim that they have championed tax cuts for the middle class. - Author: John Podhoretz
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#83. Temporary tax cuts don't create permanent confidence, nor permanent jobs. - Author: Mark McKinnon
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#84. There were 23 or 24 separate tax cuts during the Giuliani administration. I'd love to be able to equal that. - Author: Joe Lhota
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#85. We shouldn't be undermining Medicare for those who need it most in order to give more tax cuts to those who need them least. - Author: Ann McLane Kuster
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#86. There's one big difference between me and the others - I won't take every last dime of the surplus and spend it on tax cuts that mostly benefit the wealthy. I'll use the bulk of the surplus to secure Social Security far into the future to keep our promise to the greatest generation. - Author: John McCain
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#87. Tax cuts were not going to be effective at creating jobs, and the job creation record is lousy. - Author: Paul Krugman
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#88. When Republicans are down, in disarray, feeling blue, they turn to a tried-and-true elixir, sort of a Doctor Feelgood medicine for them. It's called tax cuts. - Author: Paul Gigot
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#89. What we have in the Bush team is a faith-based administration. It launched a faith-based war in Iraq, on the basis of faith-based intelligence, with a faith-based plan for Iraqi reconstruction, supported by faith-based tax cuts to generate faith-based revenues. - Author: Thomas Friedman
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#90. [T]ax cuts are not just something that all taxpayers deserve, but also the best way to curb government spending. It is the best kind of tax reform. If the money never reaches the table, Congress can't gobble it up. - Author: Zell Miller
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#91. Americans are falling out of the middle class, not into it. And they deserve relief. I absolute support extending the Bush tax cuts for those who work the hardest and invest the most in our economy - the real drivers of American growth, the middle class. - Author: Paul Tonko
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#92. It has always amazed me how tax cuts don't work until they take effect. Mr. Obama's experience with deferred tax rate increases will be the reverse. The economy will collapse in 2011. - Author: Arthur Laffer
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#93. On Capitol Hill, the Republican-controlled House voted mostly along party lines tonight to pass President Bush's federal budget blueprint. This includes his big tax cut plan, partly bankrolled, critics say, through cuts in many federal aid programs for children and education. - Author: Dan Rather
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#94. If, if more stimulus means more tax cuts to small businesses, if, if more stimulus means middle class tax cuts, then I'm for it. - Author: Alexi Giannoulias
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#95. Barack Obama's life was so much simpler in 2009. Back then, he had refined the cold act of blaming others for the bad economy into an art form. Deficits? Blame Bush's tax cuts. Spending? Blame the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. No business investment? Blame Wall Street. - Author: John Sununu
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#96. Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that? - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#97. In fact, I'd say that the sources of the economy's expansion from 2003 to 2007 were, in order, the housing bubble, the war, and - very much in third place - tax cuts. - Author: Paul Krugman
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#98. Governors of both political parties face a stark choice between unpopular tax increases and drastic cuts in Medicaid, education, public safety and other essential services. - Author: Bill Delahunt
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#99. What Mae West said about sex is true about taxes. All tax cuts are good tax cuts; even bad tax cuts are good tax cuts. - Author: Grover Norquist
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#100. I support responsible spending, and balancing the budget, but this tax cut and the budget cuts of last month accomplish neither of these goals. - Author: Marty Meehan
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