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Old 2012-04-16, 01:57 PM   [Ignore Me] #102
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Re: Santorum Drops Out


Originally Posted by Malorn View Post
The pledge to not raise taxes is fine; the pledge to not remove loopholes was pretty retarded. That's creating a problem for Republicans now. They could lower taxes but close loopholes but then their opponents could claim they broke their pledge. The net gain could still be lower taxes or revenue-neutral but a simpler or more fair tax code. But because of that dumb pledge it'll be difficult to get reform.

That is one thing that just infuriates the hell out of me when it comes to politics.

This last few years has just been an unbelievably fucked-up-stupid-nightmare. (I'm talking more about the banks and congress.)
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