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Andrew Reinbach: Republicans: Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish

Our economic train wreck was created by the Republican leadership, and they'll be blamed for it this November. By that time, the nation will have begun feeling the inevitable effects of cutting benefits.
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For Republicans, the only tax cuts that matter are the ones for the wealthy

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 hours ago)

A tax cut for these guys? That's a tax cut. A tax cut for the middle class? "Washington spending." It's a foundation of American political debate: Republicans love tax cuts. It's almost an addiction, like catnip for felines. Economi... Read Post

Leave the beancounters alone

US Politics / Liberal : The Maddow Blog (3 years ago)

Not all spending cuts are created equal. Congressional Republicans struggle with this, but there is such a thing as "penny wise, pound foolish." If we cut spending on volcano monitoring and tsunami warnings, for example, we save a l... Read Post

Penny wise, pound foolish

US Politics / Liberal : The Maddow Blog (2 years ago)

Not all spending cuts are created equal. Congressional Republicans struggle with this, but there is such a thing as "penny wise, pound foolish." Yesterday, Sahil Kapur highlighted one of my favorite subjects. Read Post


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