The Ryan-Murray plan: Tax hikes and make-believe spending cuts are supposed to generate “savings” over 10 years that will “offset” the higher spending that will occur 2014 and 2015. (Don't hold your breath.)
Supporting higher taxes, after all, on those who make more than you-- and this is what opponents of free markets wish for-- is not the same as a rich man feeding and clothing the poor. Or even yet a widow donating out of her want.
In the congressman’s defense, he probably wanted to equate her with a soviet propaganda chief or a socialist economist, but was afraid that she would take the analogy as a compliment.
The number of publicly-traded U.S. companies announcing that they would be acting to cut their dividend payments rose back into recessionary territory again in November 2013.
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