House Majority Leader Eric Cantor argued at the Values Voter Summit that “marriage has lifted more people out of poverty than any government program ever.” Ignoring the questionable logic of his own argument, Cantor continues to oppose same-sex marriage, having voted in 2004 for a constitutional amendment that would ban it. As Think Progress notes, “New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announced in July 2012 that same-sex marriage generated $259 million for the NYC economy in just one yea
Good idea if it were possible. Notice education and mental health get the axe first? Newsflash! Education and healthy minds=increased employment potential=potential of increased # taxpayers and consumers = potential decreased budget deficient.
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On this day in history,12 years ago, President George W Bush ignored intelligence warnings that Al Qaeda was a credible threat to attack inside the US. Instead of acting on the intelligence, he continued to "clear brush" on his ranch for another 30 days. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/25/1204757/-Never-forget-The-Bush-Administration-failed-to-prevent-the-September-11-terrorist-attacks#
I didn't cause the deficit. Old people who got sick didn't cause this deficit. Hungry children whose homes were foreclosed on illegally didn't cause this crisis. Your damned war profiteering did, tax cuts for the super rich did, corporate welfare did.