Who do you support for U.S. Senate in North Carolina in 2010?

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Robert. I hate to break it to you and the other ivory tower trickle down economic believers, but compared to a very large portion of the population, I would be considered a right leaning moderate. The older version of trickle down economic theory of "Let them eat cake" was a disastrous failure that started at the top and worked its way down even to middle class persons who had accumulated even small sums of wealth. I just think it would be better to stop rubbing noses into the dirt. Can't happen here? Don't believe it.
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If you think Ronald Reagan's economic policies were a failure, you need to take a course in recent history and basic economics. The states that have the lowest unemployment and most economic growth are those with no state income tax. What counts is not how revenue is raised but how much income you get to keep after all your taxes have been paid.
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Even George HW Bush called trickle down "voodoo economics".
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<quoted text>If you think Ronald Reagan's economic policies were a failure, you need to take a course in recent history and basic economics. The states that have the lowest unemployment and most economic growth are those with no state income tax. What counts is not how revenue is raised but how much income you get to keep after all your taxes have been paid.

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Even George HW Bush called trickle down "voodoo economics".
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http://www.heritage.org/resear ch/reports/2001/03/the-real-re agan-economic-record
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Total federal revenues doubled from just over $517 billion in 1980 to more than $1 trillion in 1990. In constant inflation-adjusted dollars, this was a 28 percent increase in revenue.

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As a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), federal revenues declined only slightly from 18.9 percent in 1980 to 18 percent in 1990.4

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HOW DID REAGAN'S POLICIES AFFECT FEDERAL SPENDING?

Although critics continue to focus on President Reagan's budget "cuts," federal spending rose significantly during the 1980s:
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Federal spending more than doubled, growing from almost $591 billion in 1980 to $1.25 trillion in 1990. In constant inflation-adjusted dollars, this was an increase of 35.8 percent.

So revenue increased 28% but spending increased 35.8%. Tell us about national debt during those years. There is a reason Bush called it voodoo economics.
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In an 1877 essay titled “Against Women’s Suffrage,” Lysander Spooner wrote,“Women are human beings, and consequently have all the natural rights that any human being can have.” These natural rights, Spooner argued; do not include the “right” to use the power of the state to engage in theft and coercion against other human beings.
Similarly, anarchist and feminist Emma Goldman wrote,“Yet woman clamors for that ‘golden opportunity’ that has wrought so much misery in the world, and robbed man of his integrity and self-reliance; an imposition which has thoroughly corrupted the people, and made them absolute prey in the hands of unscrupulous politicians.”
It is not surprising that nearly all individuals, movements, and institutions seeking to control others always attempt either to undermine or to regulate people’s relationships with their spouses and families.
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TSF wrote:
Robert. I hate to break it to you and the other ivory tower trickle down economic believers, but compared to a very large portion of the population, I would be considered a right leaning moderate. The older version of trickle down economic theory of "Let them eat cake" was a disastrous failure that started at the top and worked its way down even to middle class persons who had accumulated even small sums of wealth. I just think it would be better to stop rubbing noses into the dirt. Can't happen here? Don't believe it.
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There is no difference between communism and socialism, and your Democrats the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialism by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide.
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Taxpayer wrote: "It is not surprising that nearly all individuals, movements, and institutions seeking to control others always attempt either to undermine or to regulate people’s relationships with their spouses and families. "

Exactly: Republikans in Raleigh attempt to make female breast exposure a felony.
Republikans in Raleigh feel that motorcycle safety depends on making abortion clinic certification next to impossible.
Republikans in Raleigh attempt to limit birth control because birth control would reduce abortions.
Republikans in Raleigh eliminate Sharia law, which has never been a problem here anyway, but institute the rebpublikan version of Sharia law.
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In communism, the state decides who will work on production lines, coal mines and nice safe supervisory jobs. Voting is unnecessary .
In the republican version of capitalism, the corporations decides who will work on production lines, coal mines and nice safe supervisory jobs. Voting is unnecessary.
In communism, the communist party controls the administration of state business. Voting is unnecessary.
In the republican version of capitalism, the republican party bribes the legislators who control administration of corporate boards of directors and executive officers. The motion of voting is carried out, but really unnecessary because the result is predetermined by the bribes.
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There is no difference between communism and socialism, and your Democrats the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialism by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide.
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All are enslaved by various mechanisms which involve dependence on others. I have been enslaved by my need for money because it will buy the desires of my heart from others.. For many years , I worked doggedly for long hours trying to keep a small business profitable. To be profitable, customers (others) had to be pleased so they would pay for my products. Sometimes I felt as though the customers had become my boss. To please customers, I had to lead and sometimes drive employees (others) to work almost as hard as I was working. Keeping that kind of employees required that the employees be pleased more than they were tired and aggravated. Sometimes I felt that the employees had become my dependents rather than employees. I also had to keep competitive suppliers (others) which required much of my attention. Sometimes I felt as though the suppliers were holding me captive.
By my desire for money, I was enslaved to others. My alternative was to become a hermit hunter gatherer eating snowballs and berries and sleeping on a rock so I could be completely free from others.
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There is no difference between communism and socialism, and your Democrats the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialism by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide.
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Democratic coercion and fraud are actions that limit or destroy freedom. The State, Church, various organizations, groups, and individuals are sources of these acts. The acts can limit or remove the individual's choices, control, and properties, the individual loses control of his own life under these acts. The ultimate coercion is loss of life for the victim. Coercion and fraud exist everywhere in this government, and in this society, as the dominant factors shaping contemporary social life.
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Mob justice,at least this time,did not prevail in the Zimmerman trial.However,social engineering in America seems to be fueled by a type of mob justice.

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TSF wrote:
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Total federal revenues doubled from just over $517 billion in 1980 to more than $1 trillion in 1990. In constant inflation-adjusted dollars, this was a 28 percent increase in revenue.
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As a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), federal revenues declined only slightly from 18.9 percent in 1980 to 18 percent in 1990.4
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HOW DID REAGAN'S POLICIES AFFECT FEDERAL SPENDING?
Although critics continue to focus on President Reagan's budget "cuts," federal spending rose significantly during the 1980s:
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Federal spending more than doubled, growing from almost $591 billion in 1980 to $1.25 trillion in 1990. In constant inflation-adjusted dollars, this was an increase of 35.8 percent.
So revenue increased 28% but spending increased 35.8%. Tell us about national debt during those years. There is a reason Bush called it voodoo economics.
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The Democrats controlled Congress. Every budget that Reagan submitted they said was "dead on arrival." Your memory is very selective.
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Taxpayer.Thought you were crazy.Looks like I was crazy instead.
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Never the less, trickle down and near total deregulation prevailed as plat de jour. Result? Soaring national debt. Going on a binge and maxing out the nation's credit cards should not to be mistaken for prosperity. The accumulation of that philosophy is killing us in interest now. In mathematics ,its know as exponential growth. The mathematical result is the same regardless of the metric being quantified.
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<quoted text>The Democrats controlled Congress. Every budget that Reagan submitted they said was "dead on arrival." Your memory is very selective.
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It makes great news. See yourself on TV smashing windows and stealing electronics from people who were in no way connected to the basis of your protest. Such an inspiring way to illustrate your sincerity and create sympathy for your cause.
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Mob justice,at least this time,did not prevail in the Zimmerman trial.However,social engineering in America seems to be fueled by a type of mob justice.
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It makes great news. See yourself on TV smashing windows and stealing electronics from people who were in no way connected to the basis of your protest. Such an inspiring way to illustrate your sincerity and create sympathy for your cause.
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Re-read my statement.You seem to have misinterpreted my meaning.
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Control of the individual has always been the consequence of enjoying the fruits of cooperative group living . If I fail to conform to traffic laws, my driving privilege is revoked and I lose freedom to drive where I please. If a messenger brought bad news to the Spartans, they killed the messenger and he lost his freedom to live and breathe.. In Washo society, if your brother died, you were required to marry his wife or wives and take responsibility for his family. If you refused, you would get a death penalty. That is how human society works, by limiting certain freedoms and thereby making society function.,
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Democratic coercion and fraud are actions that limit or destroy freedom. The State, Church, various organizations, groups, and individuals are sources of these acts. The acts can limit or remove the individual's choices, control, and properties, the individual loses control of his own life under these acts. The ultimate coercion is loss of life for the victim. Coercion and fraud exist everywhere in this government, and in this society, as the dominant factors shaping contemporary social life.
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We are on the same page. Even the DOJ spending money to organize protests against Zimmerman didn't skew the result of the trial. Even the judge giving the jury an out by declaring that Zimmerman could be convicted of manslaughter , even though he was never charged with manslaughter, didn't fool the jury. Trying to portray the unfortunate event as a racially motivated crime did not fool the jury. Any attacker slamming my head into concrete will be shot regardless of his race if I can get out my weapon.
But the rioters have already started. However, because it is Sunday morning, most potential rioters are dealing with severe hangovers, so it may not get really cranked up until later .

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<quoted text>Re-read my statement.You seem to have misinterpreted my meaning.
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We are on the same page. Even the DOJ spending money to organize protests against Zimmerman didn't skew the result of the trial. Even the judge giving the jury an out by declaring that Zimmerman could be convicted of manslaughter , even though he was never charged with manslaughter, didn't fool the jury. Trying to portray the unfortunate event as a racially motivated crime did not fool the jury. Any attacker slamming my head into concrete will be shot regardless of his race if I can get out my weapon.
But the rioters have already started. However, because it is Sunday morning, most potential rioters are dealing with severe hangovers, so it may not get really cranked up until later .
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They were bound and determined to lynch Zimmerman.Quite a few young black men were murdered in"gun free"Chicago over the weekend.Where is the outrage as blacks kill blacks in droves?Nothing to be gained politically??
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Eric Holder's DOJ organizes and finances public protests against innocent until proven guilty defendant George Zimmerman, who has now been found by a jury to be an innocent man.
Still not satisfied at their failure to change the outcome of a trial, DOJ is now threatening to file federal charges against Zimmerman for violation of civil rights of Martin. If that is done, charges should be brought against Eric Holder and the DOJ for malicious prosecution and violation of the civil rights of the innocent Hispanic man, George Zimmerman. DOJ is obviously prejudiced against Zimmerman as evidenced by their financing protest against him.
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<quoted text>They were bound and determined to lynch Zimmerman.Quite a few young black men were murdered in"gun free"Chicago over the weekend.Where is the outrage as blacks kill blacks in droves?Nothing to be gained politically??

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