This summed up:
Government: "What do you want"
People: "Spending cuts!"
Government: "ok, what should we cut?"
People: "Absolutely nothing!!!"
We get the government we deserve
So, according to the
conducted by Politico/GWU/Battleground finds that 76 percent of Americans favor "Cutting government spending across the board."
Now, warning..the above information is gained from -internet polls- which are subject to special interest skewing..but lets take that as is.
Good..fine..ok, so the majority sample of Americans want across the board spending cuts. Sounds like we the people are ready to tighten our belt and
etc etc etc.
Fifty-nine percent of Americans registered to vote strongly favor the "across the board" cuts and 17 percent "somewhat" favor the cuts. Only
13 percent strongly oppose "across the board" spending cuts, and 10 percent "somewhat" oppose the cuts. Two percent are unsure
Seriously 13%, what is wrong with you. Your clearly not understanding the people here...across the board spending cuts..everyone suffers a bit. Shesh,
how selfish and unrealistic your being. 13% should be the new word for when someone is being derpy and totally out of sync with the people of the
So they agree..76% are ready for across the board..now lets hit the details:
Pew Research on itemized list of
Seriously? Not a single majority in any area of spending?
If the 76% were being honest, then this should be 76% straight down the line for decrease! Yet, not a single majority for decrease on any issue,
Devil is in the details...cut spending, but without cutting spending!
The only majority consensus here is for a INCREASE in Education and Vets bennies.
What the hell is going on here? Have we in the west been drinking the stupid juice for so long that we simply don't comprehend what the word cut
So..lets face facts..no politician on either side can cut anything without it being political suicide for them (when was the last time you actively
tried to get fired from a job you enjoyed?)
Which means...revenue then (aka, tax increase) and stop asking the bloody people general questions...either give a detailed list of what they want cut
right from the beginning, or just ignore the plebs.
A person is clever, people are near window licking, helmet wearing potatoes.