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Why are Republicans always supporting ideas that will hurt America economically...but benefit the billionaires?

Cutting government spending during an economic downturn? Cutting more jobs during an economic downturn? Attacking labor? Handing over the commons to private corporations, for short term budget fixes and long term associated costs and budget problems? Preventing any increase in tax revenues which is needed to pay down the debt we've accumulated as a result of their prior unpaid for tax cuts? Calling for more low paying jobs, to replace the middle class jobs lost to republican supported deregulation? Who's side are they on?

Asked By: - 10/4/2011
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Because job creators must be coddled. Ayn Rand told us so.
Answered By: Forget War Buy More - 10/4/2011
Additional Answers (19)
Because they believe that the rich should get richer off of the backs of the middle class.
Answered By: Gee Wally - 10/4/2011
 
Because the Republikkkan leadership and the wealthy elite who pull the levers of powers in America are like peanut butter and jelly, beans and rice, ants and aphids...
Answered By: American Citizen - 10/4/2011
 
Thanks for confirming you're a public sector ( tax payer funded ) union supporter. That pretty much says it all.
Answered By: Gungy - 10/4/2011
 
We are trying to stop Obama and the RATS nonstop spendings from bankrupting our country and becoming another Greece.
Answered By: UnoU - 10/4/2011
 
Why do Democrats make up sht about Republicans?
Answered By: MegaMind's Brain - 10/4/2011
 
You obviously are broke and in need of Gooberment help
Answered By: Tripp Smith - 10/4/2011
 
Still better than the Democrats and their ideas that hurt America and the job makers.
Answered By: SayAgain - 10/4/2011
 
Why are democrats and rino's always lieing about this?
Answered By: Obama Badforbvds - 10/4/2011
 
That's who they are and I would never support that
Answered By: On the left and proud - 10/4/2011
 
The only way out of this mess is to cut government spending, cut taxes and grow the economy through jobs. How can that be harmful?
Answered By: Zaza - 10/4/2011
 
Anything to keep the dark skinned people in their place
Answered By: Kelly Bundy Wholigan™ - 10/4/2011
 
1.Cutting government spending during an economic downturn... More
Answered By: ♑Aubrey♑ - 10/4/2011
 
Its no secret that they are heavily lobbied and receive funds to get them elected from big corporations. Also they have tv networks like Fox that are constantly condemning the current administration. They block any legislation to help the economy. The sad part is that members of the middle and poor class support them.
Answered By: Jaime - 10/4/2011
 
We have 9.1% unemployment, What exactly have the Democrats done to turn the problem around?
Answered By: smsmith500 - 10/4/2011
 
I'm a IBEW union member, so I'm on the middle class side. Something that partys forgot. Where is that "All men are created equal, and equal justice for all." part that the republicans and conservatives like to forget, but quote what they like only?
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Answered By: Steven J - 10/4/2011
 
Because they need jobs after they are kicked out of office... (cough Cheney cough Haliburton cough).
Answered By: STEWIE - 10/4/2011
 
Your very first statement is proof of why we feel the way we feel. Liberals and people like you honestly think that increasing government spending during a recession is a good idea. Meanwhile, the private sector suffers double digit unemployment in most states. Seems to me that rather than making it easier for... More
Answered By: STEEL - 10/4/2011
 
Yeah.. they should take a page from the liberal economic playbook and decide that the best solution to economic problems is to do everything possible to destroy as many jobs as possible.
Answered By: How would - 10/4/2011
 
Picture this... More
Answered By: FourPoundHammie - 10/4/2011
 
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