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Reply #40 - Oct 21st, 2019 at 4:07pm
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SkyChief wrote on Oct 21st, 2019 at 12:51pm:
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Federal Reserve Cartel. . . .  scamming us since 1913.


Yep.  The Fed is the most successful criminal enterprise in the history of mankind
  

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Reply #41 - Oct 30th, 2019 at 5:29pm
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Federal Spending sets an all-time record high for fiscal year 2019. $4,446,584,000,000   Shocked



We need to do something to rein in deficit spending.

I propose fines for elected officials who spend too much taxpayer's money on stupid things.

The fine(s) would be proportional to the deficit - - say 0.1% of the total deficit.  If the budget overrun was $100 million, then the fine would be $100k for the lawmaker responsible.

This would provide a wonderful incentive for lawmakers to stay within a budget!   Smiley
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Reply #42 - Oct 30th, 2019 at 5:58pm
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Revenue is at all time highs too! They are bleeding us, and telling us it's for our own good. The technical term for people like that, at one time, was "Leeches".

They killed a lot of people who otherwise might have lived.
  

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Reply #43 - Oct 30th, 2019 at 6:01pm
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SkyChief wrote on Oct 30th, 2019 at 5:29pm:
I propose fines for elected officials who spend too much taxpayer's money on stupid things.


Great idea!

You're right of freedom of speech allows you to lobby the government to put that penalty in place, enact it into law that lawmakers must not spend money on stupid things, and enforce it against themselves.

Good luck. Cheesy
  

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Reply #44 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 9:42am
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SkyChief wrote on Oct 30th, 2019 at 5:29pm:
Federal Spending sets an all-time record for fiscal year 2019. $4,184,918,830,000   Shocked

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We need to do something to rein in deficit spending.

I propose fines for elected officials who spend too much taxpayer's money on stupid things.

The fine(s) would be proportional to the deficit - - say 0.1% of the total deficit.  If the budget overrun was $100 million, then the fine would be $100k for the lawmaker responsible.

This would provide a wonderful incentive for lawmakers to stay within a budget!   Smiley


It's incredible that government can't live within that.  Both parties are disgusting
  

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Reply #45 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 9:53am
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kaz wrote on Oct 31st, 2019 at 9:42am:
It's incredible that government can't live within that.  Both parties are disgusting

Indeed, they are.  That's why at some point in time (hopefully soon) a third-party candidate will take the debate stage in a general election. 

Once this happens, the two major parties will be forced to reform or dissolve.

Then the Libertarian Party will become the dominant party.   Bye-bye Income Taxes.   Bye-bye reckless deficit spending.

Imagine how prosperous this nation could become!     I hope this happens in my lifetime.
  

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Reply #46 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 9:56am
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SkyChief wrote on Oct 31st, 2019 at 9:53am:
Indeed, they are.  That's why at some point in time (hopefully soon) a third-party candidate will take the debate stage in a general election. 

Once this happens, the two major parties will be forced to reform or dissolve.

Then the Libertarian Party will become the dominant party.

Imagine how prosperous this nation could become!     I hope it happens in my lifetime.


As I've pointed out before, that won't work in reality.  If it were to happen, free riders who are socons and neocons and other groups would Tea Party the Libertarian Party and claim to be one of them, even though they aren't.  Then it would all come crashing down, just like the tea party did.

The tea party was a tax revolt.  Until it was popular, they said we fought too many wars and they were for fiscal policy over social policy.  By the end, they were just a name that meant nothing
  

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Reply #47 - Oct 31st, 2019 at 10:11am
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kaz wrote on Oct 31st, 2019 at 9:56am:
The tea party was a tax revolt.  Until it was popular, they said we fought too many wars and they were for fiscal policy over social policy.  By the end, they were just a name that meant nothing
It was in general a revolt against big government.

As you say, it was co-opted by the establishment Republican party, which loves big government.

Representatives elected by the Tea Party were prohibited by the TwoParties (who control the legislative process) from doing anything worthwhile in Congress. People lost interest in it because the TwoParties not only made it ineffective, but also co-opted it.
  

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Reply #48 - Nov 1st, 2019 at 12:46pm
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Reply #49 - Nov 1st, 2019 at 1:01pm
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SkyChief wrote on Nov 1st, 2019 at 12:46pm:


Funny, but it's more

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