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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    The rich hold two trillion in cash they are not willing to invest. Trickle-down economics has been shown time and again not to work. The only way to get money out of the rich is to tax them. And tax them heavily.
    Three non sequitars that make no sense together.

    As for spending, future generations (including the rich) will have to pay for the excesses of the current generation. Income and asset testing will have to become the norm for entitlements. Lower graduated scales for future state benefits are something you will have to get used to.

    You have been living beyond your means. Welcome to the real world.
    This is something some of us have been arguing for a long time. Good to see you catching up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    This:



    ... means compromise as the only way out.

    The Tea Party's ambition knows no compromise. So it must die if your system is to work.
    Meeting ambition with ambition is not compromise. Madison created a system meant for no compromise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Three non sequitars that make no sense together.



    This is something some of us have been arguing for a long time. Good to see you catching up
    They are only "non-sequiturs" to those who are ideologically disposed not to see them as sequiturs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Meeting ambition with ambition is not compromise. Madison created a system meant for no compromise.
    So why have so many administrations survived only because they compromised?

    Do you have a vested interest in butting your head up against a brick wall?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    So why have so many administrations survived only because they compromised?
    Examples of weakness, please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    They are only "non-sequiturs" to those who are ideologically disposed not to see them as sequiturs.
    The three were non sequitars because they logically didn't follow each other. Stringing together platitudes is mere laziness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    The three were non sequitars because they logically didn't follow each other. Stringing together platitudes is mere laziness.
    You work for Fox News or summit.

    Your insights are just as blind.
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    Here are your three statements:

    A "The rich hold two trillion in cash they are not willing to invest."

    B "Trickle-down economics has been shown time and again not to work."

    C "The only way to get money out of the rich is to tax them. And tax them heavily."

    Explain how one follows on the other, hell, explain what any even have to do with each other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Examples of weakness, please.
    Ah, the classic diversion.

    How do you think Lincoln, Kennedy, LBJ, Clinton, even that clown Reagan got anything done?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Awryly View Post
    Ah, the classic diversion.

    How do you think Lincoln, Kennedy, LBJ, even that clown Reagan got anything done?
    Requesting examples is a diversion? You're wacky.

    Now tell us how those compromised.

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