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re: Question for the Conservative - Haughton99
[quote]I'm for giving more power to the state and local governments[/quote] You quoted my question and then ignored it but ok. I am too. I think Texas is by far the most successful Red State because they empower local governments and have a very limited state gov't. There are things however ...
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re: Question for the Conservative - Haughton99
[quote]The Minutemen were fighting for big daddy government in 1775! Thank goodness they won or we would still be a nation of farmers, in 13 colonies, clinging to the East Coast! [/quote] When the minutemen were fighting we weren't the world's only real superpower. You can't have what we have an...
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re: Question for the Conservative - Haughton99
[quote]So private citizens having more money than ever would turn us into 3rd world.[/quote] Removing the 3.7 trillion is gov't spending from the economy would wreck it. I'm not going to waste time explaining the many ways it would to those that don't realize this. Pick up an economics book. ...
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re: Question for the Conservative - Haughton99
[quote]I mean, I want the Federal government almost completely dismantled to a shell of its current self, with income taxes elimitated. So my numbers are probably smaller than most. [/quote] You either don't realize or don't care that your proposal would wreck the country and we'd be third world...
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re: Why do we need a new healthcare law? Why not repeal only? - Haughton99
[quote]Again there were plenty of clinics offering cheap or in some cases free no insurance preventive visits. And most chronic conditions can be treated with $4 walmart drugs.[/quote] This is incredibly naive. ...
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re: Christian Pulisic - Haughton99
What's his ceiling? When he matures and is mid twenties could he be a legit top ten player in the world. He's so good at 18 and makes it look easy. ...
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re: Everything is going according to plan - Haughton99
If your tin foil crazed madness were in any way true you are at least admitting that the President has no issue lying repeatedly to the American public. ...
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re: About 2 dozen moderate GOP joined with FC to stop AHCA - Haughton99
[quote]Impossible. Trump said they were only 5 votes shy.[/quote] You beat me to it. It's almost too easy at this point. ...
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re: Trump Calls WaPo - is full of BS - Haughton99
[quote]You are perpetuating fake news. Trump literally said this NUMEROUS times on the campaign trail. He was like a broken record. [/quote] His theme was "repeal and replace". Day one. There are tons of tweets and speeches with him promising this. Over and over. ...
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re: Repubs have no idea how to govern. I fear they are doomed. - Haughton99
[quote]So you think people are going to switch from Republican to Democrat, over this? The dopers might vote libertarian but in insignificant numbers.[/quote] The people who identify as independent are where races are won in swing districts. They will switch unless there is some real winning h...
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re: Trump Calls WaPo - is full of BS - Haughton99
The Trump bill polled at 17% approval. People recognized the steaming pile it was. ...
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re: 7 years to make a reasonable, meaningful plan for replacement. This garbage was all we get - Haughton99
For 7 years they were playing "fantasy football" [quote]Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) admitted as much as he left the meeting Friday. Reporters asked why, after Republicans held dozens of nearly-unanimous votes to repeal Obamacare under President Obama, they were getting cold feet now that they control th...
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re: Trump Calls WaPo - is full of BS - Haughton99
Rep Joe Barton admits what we've all suspected. [quote]Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) admitted as much as he left the meeting Friday. Reporters asked why, after Republicans held dozens of nearly-unanimous votes to repeal Obamacare under President Obama, they were getting cold feet now that they control t...
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re: Trump Calls WaPo - is full of BS - Haughton99
You can't blame the dems when you didn't need a single dem vote to pass the bill. ...
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re: Trump Calls WaPo - is full of BS - Haughton99
[quote] No, the fact that Trump's preference was to let Obamacare fester and fail is not a lie. You just haven't been paying attention.[/quote] He's been promising for over a year that the first day he would do from "day 1" is repeal and replace Obamacare. ...
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Trump Calls WaPo - is full of BS - Haughton99
[link=(https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/president-trump-called-my-cellphone-to-say-that-the-health-care-bill-was-dead/2017/03/24/8282c3f6-10ce-11e7-9b0d-d27c98455440_story.html?utm_term=.3b3bb1df8858)]LINK[/link] [quote]President Trump called me on my cellphone on Friday afternoon at 3:31...
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re: DRUMPF flopped on healthcare - Haughton99
[quote]Will he focus on his wall now? What's the ETA on completion?[/quote] He needs to focus on getting his approval rating out of the dumpster because as long as it is down there he has no political capital to work with. ...
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re: Scorecard on Trump's promises - Haughton99
[quote]Repealing Obamacare Is Going to Be ‘So Easy’ [/quote] Ouch...
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re: Scorecard on Trump's promises - Haughton99
[quote]Name the other GOP presidential candidates who would have done any of those things.[/quote] Name the other candidate that promised to do them. ...
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