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Started by SmartyPants, September 14, 2011, 06:19:33 PM
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Quote from: CraigStern on October 14, 2011, 08:30:58 PMI do dislike Perry, but they have more to do with his policy positions and general attitude than with any particular slips of the tongue.
Quote from: Duckling on October 15, 2011, 05:22:29 PMThat crosses a line.
Quote from: Duckling on October 16, 2011, 10:25:53 PMwhich would suggest that all persons residing in Chicago have "a fanatical devotion to Obama."
Quote from: CraigStern on October 17, 2011, 06:22:08 PMI do not see what devotion to Obama has to do with one's like or dislike of Perry. Those are surely two separate considerations.
Quote from: CraigStern on October 17, 2011, 06:22:08 PMOh, about the 9-9-9 plan: check out Cain discussing it with David Gregory on Meet the Press.
Quote from: SmartyPants on October 18, 2011, 05:43:41 PM50% of Americans don't pay any taxes at all.
Quote from: CraigStern on October 19, 2011, 04:11:47 PMQuote from: SmartyPants on October 18, 2011, 05:43:41 PM50% of Americans don't pay any taxes at all.SmartyPants, I'm pretty sure I corrected you on this before: you're thinking of income taxes, not "any taxes at all."
Quote from: CraigStern on October 19, 2011, 04:11:47 PMThere are also economic reasons not to want a national sales tax. Low demand in many sectors of the economy is responsible for poor hiring and wage data. Imposing what would effectively be an automatic 9% price increase across the board could easily hurt demand, which would prolong the recovery.