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Old 05-12-08, 08:57 PM
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Republicans come out with campaign slogan...

"Change You Deserve"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/0..._n_101376.html

http://www.cafepharma.com/boards/sho...d.php?t=274796

http://www.democraticunderground.com...ss=389x3275387

Oh, this is going to be a comedy goldmine...

Can't wait for Obama to ask McCain the question, "So specifically what kind of change are we talking about here?"
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Old 05-12-08, 09:03 PM
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According to my calculations, the change I deserve is 47 cents.
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Old 05-12-08, 09:30 PM
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Maybe they are talking about the change Democrats will receive if they succeed in electing Obama.
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Old 05-13-08, 11:05 AM
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It's kind of ironic that they're trumpeting "change" when they've been in charge for the past eight years, not to mention still running on all of the same policies...

It's like a bland, meaningless corporate slogan.
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Originally Posted by Josh-da-man
It's kind of ironic that they're trumpeting "change" when they've been in charge for the past eight years, not to mention still running on all of the same policies...

It's like a bland, meaningless corporate slogan.
Change you're "familiar" with. Ah-HA!!!
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Perhaps they are going to run on a bold platform of keeping the penny.
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Old 05-13-08, 12:11 PM
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If they can't give me change for a $100 bill, then screw them to Hell!
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Old 05-13-08, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Josh-da-man
It's kind of ironic that they're trumpeting "change" when they've been in charge for the past eight years, not to mention still running on all of the same policies...

It's like a bland, meaningless corporate slogan.
Yeah, because George Soros is running a grassroots campaign with the money he raised at his lemonade stand
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"Don't vote for the Democrat when you can vote for the Democrat...uhhh...."

"Vote McCain, he can out liberal your guy."
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Old 05-13-08, 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by hahn
"Change You Deserve"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/0..._n_101376.html

http://www.cafepharma.com/boards/sho...d.php?t=274796

http://www.democraticunderground.com...ss=389x3275387

Oh, this is going to be a comedy goldmine...

Can't wait for Obama to ask McCain the question, "So specifically what kind of change are we talking about here?"


I've seen "the change" that W has brought us

If they're talking about more of that

NO THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-13-08, 06:14 PM
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Well I'll have some change in my pocket if the Republicans stay in power and I'll have it taken away from me if the Democrats get in power.. so .. I'll keep the change. Thanks.
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Old 05-13-08, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by General Zod
Well I'll have some change in my pocket if the Republicans stay in power and I'll have it taken away from me if the Democrats get in power.. so .. I'll keep the change. Thanks.
It always mystifies me that people would rather see the country run into the ground (and thereby costing them extra hundreds or thousands or tens of thousands of dollars) than give up a few pennies more in taxes. Simply amazing short-sighted thinking.
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Old 05-13-08, 06:31 PM
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The winner of the election will be:

The Republicans if they can convince the middle class they are Rich and the other side will make them poor.

The Democrats if they can convince the middle class they are Poor and the other side is who keeps them poor.

That really sums up both parties goal no matter the slogan.
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Originally Posted by General Zod
Well I'll have some change in my pocket if the Republicans stay in power and I'll have it taken away from me if the Democrats get in power.. so .. I'll keep the change. Thanks.
BULLSHIT!!
but nice generalization
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Obama flat out states he will raise taxes. Generalization?
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Originally Posted by Thor Simpson
Obama flat out states he will raise taxes. Generalization?
And McCain won't?
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Originally Posted by Canadian Bacon
And McCain won't?
Not on General Zod, he won't.
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Originally Posted by Canadian Bacon
And McCain won't?
McCain Promises Three Times to Veto Any Tax Increase
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
that means as much as "read my lips"
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We do recall that there was a second part to "read my lips", don't we? The "I'll raise this tax, (Democratic) Congress, and you lower that one." Whoops, part two never happened. But somehow it's GHWB's fault. Actually, that's a common flaw in the Bushes--they believe the best of people, that the Congress would hold up their end of the bargain; that letting Kennedy cowrite education bills would satisfy the Democrats at least a little.
Can someone tell me what the "change" Barack keeps hyping is (are)? The only changes I can think of, that are from his admittedly powerful speeches are: retreating from Iraq ASAP, redistribution of wealth, and raising taxes/letting tax cuts expire. Oh, and "the government knows which health insurance you need". At least only one of the D candidates would mandate purchasing health insurance.

Bkenn: Yeah, I think it breaks down to that. Add to the Democrat side, "if they can convince people taxing mean companies/increasing their costs will make things better for you".
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Old 05-13-08, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Numanoid
It always mystifies me that people would rather see the country run into the ground (and thereby costing them extra hundreds or thousands or tens of thousands of dollars) than give up a few pennies more in taxes. Simply amazing short-sighted thinking.
The proper way to "run the country into the ground" is to throw the idea of fiscal responsibility and responsible spending out the window and instead just overtax the citizens. Both parties do this but I've heard McCain say he will keep the tax cuts and look to reduce the size of gov't and both Hillary and Obama say they will raise taxes and I've never heard them talking about reducing the size of gov't. For those who want to see fiscal responsibility the choice is simple.
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Originally Posted by General Zod
The proper way to "run the country into the ground" is to throw the idea of fiscal responsibility and responsible spending out the window and instead just overtax the citizens. Both parties do this but I've heard McCain say he will keep the tax cuts and look to reduce the size of gov't and both Hillary and Obama say they will raise taxes and I've never heard them talking about reducing the size of gov't. For those who want to see fiscal responsibility the choice is simple.
Yup, don't vote.
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Originally Posted by General Zod
The proper way to "run the country into the ground" is to throw the idea of fiscal responsibility and responsible spending out the window and instead just overtax the citizens. Both parties do this but I've heard McCain say he will keep the tax cuts and look to reduce the size of gov't and both Hillary and Obama say they will raise taxes and I've never heard them talking about reducing the size of gov't. For those who want to see fiscal responsibility the choice is simple.
Republican politicians ALWAYS talk about reducing the size of government, but they NEVER DO.

The last President to reduce the size of the federal government? Yep, Bill Clinton. Think about that for a minute.

A beloved President that massively increased the federal budget, with help from Dems? Ronald Reagan.

Again I'll say that Republican politicians are ALL TALK and worse than no action, the exact opposite in fact.
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Originally Posted by Lord Rick
Again I'll say that Republican politicians are ALL TALK and worse than no action
As opposed to Obama, who is more like an action figure!
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Originally Posted by dtcarson
Can someone tell me what the "change" Barack keeps hyping is (are)? The only changes I can think of, that are from his admittedly powerful speeches are: retreating from Iraq ASAP, redistribution of wealth, and raising taxes/letting tax cuts expire. Oh, and "the government knows which health insurance you need". At least only one of the D candidates would mandate purchasing health insurance.

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