Thursday, January 29, 2009

Republicans Can't Stop Thinking About Tax Cuts

Instead of thoughtfully considering their thumping, republicans resort to the same old, what they call "back to basics."
Hello! Basics -- tax cuts -- don't work anymore. At least not as the sole solution. Get a clue.
The only thing I've seen from the republicans is whining that the democrats aren't listening. But no one is listening because they keep offering the same lame solution, tax cuts. If you want people to listen, you have to be saying something.
These are different times. Republican policies brought the country to its knees.
They say there isn't anything in the stimulus for job creation but everything creates jobs or helps people keep jobs, and at the same time invests in our infrastructure.
But here's where I'm with republicans, a whole bunch of money unwisely spent would be disastrous. Obama would have four short years in office.
See the stimulus here.
CNN: Most Republicans are balking. They appreciate the president's efforts to reach out to them, but they don't see that spirit of bipartisanship in the Democratic leadership of Congress. In their view, the Democratic bill is wrong in principle.

Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana, the House Republican Conference chairman, says the bill that the House Democrats bring to the floor "will literally be a catch-all of traditional pet programs and more government."

And it won't work, many Republicans say.

"The best economic stimulus there is is a job. And this bill is short on stimulus that is needed to create that," said Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee.

In summary: