Why isthe Democratic party against economic growth and balanced budgets?
I'm 14, and I'm concerned about the country's direction. We're in trouble economically and we have a deficit crisis. Yet the Democrats' policies are completely against the principles America stands for: limited government, free enterprise, and personal responsibility. Their policies make it harder for people to create jobs. -The Democrats support raising taxes on "the rich" and "greedy corporations", yet the rich are the ones that create our jobs! And raising taxes on business means less money can be used to create jobs. They also want to raise spending ad infinitum, which increases the national debt. This creates a huge cloud of uncertainty in the business community about if their taxes will go up. We already have the highest corporate tax rate in the world and businesses are in mass exodus to countries with fairer tax codes. -The Democrats support more job-killing regulations of industries.. For example, if an onion farmer drops a few of his onions on the very same soil it's grown on, those onions can't be brought to market. This raises food prices, which in turn, means less economic growth. -The Democrats support increasing the minimum wage. This sounds like good policy, but it means companies can hire less employees. It's unfair to poor people because it decreases the amount of unskilled labor a company can hire. Also, it drives up the cost of products, discouraging consumption, which is very bad for the economy. -The Democrats refuse to allow drilling offshore and on the ground. They won't let us open nuclear power plants or mine for coal. All of this because of the population of some rare species of caribou or environmental extremist reasons like that. Come on! This makes us more dependent on oil from overseas, and it increases the cost of energy. This severely shrinks our economy and it creates pain for families. Gas is at $4/gallon, and Obama's solution is to tax the oil companies more! Outrageous! Real scientists, like the co-founder of the Weather Channel, know that global warming is a myth! -The Democrats oppose the Connie Mac plan which cuts government spending 1 measly percent a year! They're so opposed to cutting any spending whatsoever and they were able to whine enough to get John Boehner to sign onto a deal that had lots of "future" spending cuts and a lot less in real cuts. -The Democrats support "right-to-work" legislation forcing people to join a Union. This makes the US less business-friendly. And the Obama administration wouldn't let Boeing move its factory to South Carolina because South Carolina was a right-to-work state! Prohibiting a company from doing business and creating jobs when families are struggling? What kind of "change" is that? -As I pointed out earlier, Democrats support increasing taxes which winds up decreasing government revenue. When you take a greater percentage out of the private economy, you have a smaller economy and less growth. This hurts the amount of revenue government takes in. -Democrats have opposed every real plan to reduce the deficit, including the Connie Mac plan(mentioned earlier), Cut Cap and Balance, and the Republican Study Commission Plan. They are the party of no solutions, blank checks, and smoke-and-mirrors budgeting. All in all, Democrats are a conglomerate of liberal activists, freak-environmentalists, atheist progressive vegans, union thugs, and socialists. Please tell me Democrats, why do you oppose cutting government spending and promoting economic growth? Balanced budgets and lower taxes are basic principles that made this country strong. Socialism has always failed. Entrepreneurship is what will save us from the recession, not more government spending. You are jeopardizing my country's future by leaving us a mountain of debt(crisis started in 2006 when the Dems took over Congress) and a weak economy. Why? I do remember 9/11, and it is one of the many reasons I became a conservative. I know that evil exists in the world and that terrorists hate us for our freedom. We need to stand up to them and be corageous and strong. We're not Portugal or Chile, we are the United States. We need to have an assertive foreign policy that is not soft like the liberals want it to be. I do remember 9/11, and it is one of the many reasons I became a conservative. I know that evil exists in the world and that terrorists hate us for our freedom. We need to stand up to them and be corageous and strong. We're not Portugal or Chile, we are the United States. We need to have an assertive foreign policy that is not soft like the liberals want it to be.
Asked By: - 8/1/2011
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The Democrat Party NEEDS Government Spending to Buy Votes with. The Democrat Party is the Welfare Party. (Look at the Answers, above.) ***** You are Very Wise for just being 14. I expect a lot out of you in the future. You have a GREAT Start in life. Put your Wisdom to good use.
Answered By: Dinamuk Roberts - 8/1/2011
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You're 14 and you're badly misinfomed.
Answered By: Bill - 8/1/2011
You aren't telling them anything they don't already know. Back when fascism was "cool" so they dared to be honest, they SAID their programs (all of which they still push) were INTENDED to impoverish the masses and make us all subjects to the will of their elite ruling class.
Answered By: Peace through blinding force - 8/1/2011
To answer you question, no and no... More
Answered By: Jim - 8/1/2011
lol @ brainwashed 14 year olds..
Answered By: Lie some more - 8/1/2011
well, at 14.......you are clearly too young to remember the Reign of Error of George W.Bush... More
Answered By: Weasel McWeasel - 8/1/2011
You are horribly informed. Stay in school and get an education. Your argument is just a bunch of fox news talking points. Get a life. You don't understand the real world of politics. The Republicans don't care about your future or education they care about campaign contributions. You are BRAINWASHED!
Answered By: Emebet - 8/1/2011
Well, if the debt ceiling bill just produced is put into service, there goes 700,000 more jobs, according to the economists. But, hey, blame Obama, even though it is primarily a Republican bill. The Democrats don't want this, but the deadline is fast approaching, to they'll have to cave. So welcome to the next... More
Answered By: Grela LaTuc - 8/1/2011
Well, when I answered this question the first time, I pretended you were a 14 year old as well.
Answered By: ObamaBot THX-1138 - 8/1/2011
Because the Democrats want to keep spending money we do not have and think that the spending will be justified by raising taxes. Fact we bring in only 1.5 trillion in revenue and spend double that of 3 trillion. So technically by 2016 the debt of the US would be 20 trillion dollars. And the people on here think the Tea... More
Answered By: Benjamin Ramsden - 8/1/2011
Wow, you're a 14 yr old savant! I am renouncing my membership in the Democratic party and joining the Republicants. Thank you for helping me see the light, oh wise one.
Answered By: Looney Dufus - 8/2/2011
Democrats and Republicans are the same... More
Answered By: Frank Rizzo - 8/4/2011
They're Pro-Tyranny.Provided THEY are the ones in charge.
Answered By: MapleWind - 10/24/2013
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