The Roanoke Slant

This file is a very brief journal and scrapbook and LTEs of some examples of the Roanoke Times slant. Comments to: lbhagen@roanokeslant.org

Monday, December 31, 2012

 

The Fiscal Cliff: What Started As Major Spending Reductions Became More Taxes And Spending

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No mater what last-minute "Fiscal Cliff" patches get passed now, the facts are that Obama accomplished his goals in outstanding fashion.
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After multiple years of multiple commissions focused on getting the debt and deficit under control, Obama has managed to roll that effort into Major additional Taxes and Major additional Spending and Major additional cuts in the military budgets.
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And he’s right – this is what the American voters voted for!
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/11/its-not-just-four-more-years-its-much.html
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While Romney campaigned on fiscal responsibility and business growth, Obama campaigned on more taxing of those who already pay 70% of the taxes;
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/07/more-obama-class-warfare-on-campaign.html
and lots more “free stuff” for his supporters and no mention of managing the massive debt.
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Lost in all this smoke and fog is the reality that:
• Medicare is going broke
• Medicaid is breaking the States
• ObamaCare will add massive taxes and bureaucracy to our healthcare system
• Social Security is going broke
• Businesses see limited reasons to grow and hire
• The interest on the $16 TRILLION debt is consuming our economy
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Not to worry, be happy; we’re getting closer every day to Obama’s goal of making America the clone of Europe. Just Click and sing-along.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-diB65scQU
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Taxes and Debt are like anchors
nailing our ship of state to the bottom
where socialism and stagnation
hold us securely to mediocrity
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqoGORXAv2o
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/12/fiscal-cliff-just-speed-bump.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/12/obama-scrooge-ghosts-mute-holiday.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/12/economics-101-socialism.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/12/obama-economics-success-is-350000.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/02/obamas-fairness-jihad-not-fair.html
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