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Club for Growth Rates Presidential Candidates Economic Plans
Fox News/YouTube ^ | January 9, 2012 | Matthew Burke

Posted on 01/14/2012 2:38:31 PM PST by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

FOX's Neil Cavuto interviews Club for Growth's Andy Roth who rates the GOP presidential candidates economic plans.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Florida; South Carolina; Campaign News; Issues
KEYWORDS: 2012; club4chinesegrowth; club4foreigners; club4globalism; economy; gop

1 posted on 01/14/2012 2:38:37 PM PST by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny
Dear Perry the Spoiler, Please STOP helping Willard the Lib this time and we conservatives will forgive you for endorsing Rudy the Lib last time. Signed, Newt

Speaker Gingrich-led Republicans….the result: * Voting on each of the Contract with America items * Four consecutive balanced budgets * Over $500 billion of debt paid off * Major welfare reform accomplished * 11 million new jobs for America * Unemployment falling to under 4%.

2 posted on 01/14/2012 3:13:23 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Petraeus, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

Says what we already know about these yahoos:

- Santorum is trying to compensate for being a spender in the US Senate.
- Perry is OK.
- Huntsman allowed spending to run wild while he was governor - but was good on taxes.
- Romney is completely unimpressive.
- Paul has the credibility to be believed when he says he wants to hack five agencies and a trillion bucks out of the budget right off the bat.
- Newt is also compensating and is very iffy.

The GOP wonders why no one believes their “we’ll cut spending” twaddle any more. The only candidate they have who has a track record of really cutting federal spending (or voting against spending) is Paul, and the GOP elites think Paul is too whacky for the job.


3 posted on 01/14/2012 3:15:13 PM PST by NVDave
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To: CainConservative
* Four consecutive balanced budgets
* Over $500 billion of debt paid off

When were those balanced budgets?

When did the National Debt decrease $500 billion?

According to the US Treasury, the National Debt hasn't decreased in any fiscal year since about 1957.

4 posted on 01/14/2012 3:19:26 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: NVDave

The GOP elites aren’t the only ones who think Paul is too whacky for the job.


5 posted on 01/14/2012 3:20:31 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: NVDave

Endorsing Cynthia McKinney does not create credibility.


6 posted on 01/14/2012 4:25:28 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Google

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7 posted on 01/14/2012 4:38:06 PM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Petraeus, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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To: CainConservative

Google may be your friend; it’s not mine.

And the Bureau of the Public Debt is your mortal enemy.

It proves the lie to your assertion that Gingrich balanced the budget and decreased the debt.

The last time the National Debt decreased over the course of a fiscal year was 1957.

Bet you can’t prove me wrong.

Which means that if you post your specious assertion of “Gingrich cut the debt by $500 billion”, you’re a liar.


8 posted on 01/14/2012 5:10:50 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny

Spending is the most important issue in this election, period. The next president has to be credible on cutting spending. The Republicans absolutely destroyed themselves during Lyndon Baines Bush’s presidency with their spending plans. Sure the Dems are worse, but that doesn’t mean the GOP gets a good grade for being Dem-lite. I am so sick of that. Cut spending to get the budget back down to two trillion dollars a year and leave it there for 8 years.


9 posted on 01/14/2012 5:34:47 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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10 posted on 01/14/2012 7:04:50 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: CainConservative

Yes, because Rick Perry reads these forums, and would listen to you.


11 posted on 01/14/2012 7:55:31 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: DuncanWaring
According to the US Treasury, the National Debt hasn't decreased in any fiscal year since about 1957.

It is possible to make a $500B payment on the debt AND have the annual debt for that year increase. Your myopic focus on the debt as an "annual" only measurement does not mean there were never any reductions in the debt.

12 posted on 01/15/2012 12:39:28 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: ez

So you’re claming that every time a T-bill matures and rolls-over, that since the old one was paid off that’s a reduction in debt?

You probably also think you can make yourself rich by taking money out of one pocket and putting it into the other.


13 posted on 01/15/2012 1:30:19 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

You’re so correct! We are facing bankruptcy and can’t afford any more “big government” conservatives. I like your name “Lyndon Baines Bush”. It’s right on.


14 posted on 01/15/2012 1:33:03 PM PST by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny
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To: DuncanWaring

What? I’m saying the flaw in your argument is concentratring on a whole years worth of activity. Just because the debt never went dowm for a whole year doesn’t mean there were no reductions during the year. It is annoying to watch you careen around here calling people liars based on a faulty argument. That’s all I’m saying.


15 posted on 01/15/2012 5:15:21 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: ez

If you make a $500 payment on your MasterCard and then charge $600 on it, did you really pay-off $500?


16 posted on 01/15/2012 5:18:56 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Yes, or else your balance would be $1100.


17 posted on 01/15/2012 5:30:53 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

“Spending is the most important issue in this election, period. The next president has to be credible on cutting spending. The Republicans absolutely destroyed themselves during Lyndon Baines Bush’s presidency with their spending plans.”

Bingo.


18 posted on 01/15/2012 5:57:05 PM PST by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: ez

No, no, no.

You start with a balance of $1000.

Your credit limit is $1500.

You have $500 in cash.

You want to buy something that costs $600.

You can pay $500 on the credit card, and then charge the whole amount, or you can pay $500 cash and charge $100.

Either way, you end up with a credit card balance of $1100.

If you take the former approach, yes, you can say you “paid down $500 in debt”, but either way you end up at the same point.

It’s a difference without a distinction.

If you want to argue otherwise, you could just as well argue what the meaning of the word “is” is.


19 posted on 01/15/2012 6:11:49 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: ez
It is annoying to watch you careen around here calling people liars based on a faulty argument. That’s all I’m saying.

I'm not "calling people liars". I'm calling one person a liar because he's rampantly making assertions that have no basis in fact, and, when challenged on it, his response is "GIFY".

20 posted on 01/15/2012 6:14:21 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Club for Growth Rates Presidential Candidates Economic Plans
Saturday, January 14, 2012 8:10:50 PM · 8 of 20
DuncanWaring to CainConservative
Google may be your friend; it’s not mine.

And the Bureau of the Public Debt is your mortal enemy.

It proves the lie to your assertion that Gingrich balanced the budget and decreased the debt.

The last time the National Debt decreased over the course of a fiscal year was 1957.

Bet you can’t prove me wrong.

Which means that if you post your specious assertion of “Gingrich cut the debt by $500 billion”, you’re a liar.


21 posted on 01/15/2012 6:24:44 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: DuncanWaring

I don’t want to argue the point that badly. Perhaps you did just call one person a liar and if so, sorry. I thought I had seen it more. However, the argument that the “deficit never went down in any year,” an argument that you are not alone in making, does not mean that no reductions in the debt occured. I seem to remember some legislation making payments on the debt, even though thr overall debt may have had a net increase during that fiscal year.


22 posted on 01/15/2012 6:30:04 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: ez

Yep, that’s the one person I called a liar.

I stand by that assertion.


23 posted on 01/15/2012 7:31:04 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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