Quotations on Tax cuts

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These kids understood what is not immediately obvious; that they were going to pay the bills for tax cuts that had been passed today or in the last 4 years, and for the war in Iraq, because essentially we are borrowing money to do those things.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Money, War, Borrowing, Tax, Iraq, Kids, Obvious, Tax cuts, Today, Years)

While the wealthiest families completely benefit from the tax cuts targeted towards the upper brackets, middle-income families were hit with the unwelcome surprise of higher taxes on tax day.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Day, Tax, Tax cuts, Taxes)

Even with not having a balanced budget at this time, I support tax cuts. That will help limit spending.
- Steve Chabot
(Keywords: Time, Tax, Help, Support, Tax cuts, Will)

You have to starve the Beast. That's one of the most important things about tax cuts. If you leave the money in Washington, it's going to be spent.
- Steve Chabot
(Keywords: Money, Tax, Tax cuts, Washington)

On the issues that I care deeply about - the environment, Roe vs. Wade, the war in Iraq, with no weapons of mass destruction, the tax cuts that are now leading to deficits, I've got some deep issues with the president.
- Lincoln Chafee
(Keywords: War, Care, Deep, Destruction, Environment, Tax, Iraq, Leading, Now, President, Tax cuts, Weapons)

Welfare reform happened with reconciliation; half the Democrats voted for it. The Bush tax cuts happened with reconciliation; twelve Democratic Senators voted for it. You didn't have a real partisan issue on those times that it was used.
- Tom Coburn
(Keywords: Democrats, Tax, Reform, Senators, Tax cuts, Welfare)

Welfare reform happened with reconciliation; half the Democrats voted for it. The Bush tax cuts happened with reconciliation; twelve Democratic Senators voted for it. You didn't have a real partisan issue on those times that it was used.
- Kent Conrad
(Keywords: Democrats, Tax, Reform, Senators, Tax cuts, Welfare)

A Harris poll I've seen says only 12 percent of the electorate names taxes as one of the most important issues facing the nation. Voters put tax cuts dead last, behind education, Social Security, health care, Medicare and poverty.
- Lane Evans
(Keywords: Health, Education, Care, Tax, Names, Nation, Poverty, Security, Tax cuts, Taxes)

And I have to tell you as a grandmother, I worry about the fact that my grandchildren are going to be paying for all the spending, including military spending, that has gone on and the tax cuts that have come through.
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Keywords: Fact, Tax, Military, Tax cuts, Worry)

You've got to either say you're going to cut taxes and find some spending cuts. I think we ought to reform long-term entitlement spending in the country, but you can't out of one side of your mouth say, 'Yes, we're for tax cuts, we're for spending discipline, and we're for bringing down the debt.'
- Harold Ford
(Keywords: Discipline, Country, Debt, Tax, Reform, Tax cuts, Taxes)

The world is likely to view any temporary extension of the income tax cuts for the top two percent as a prelude to a long-term or permanent extension, and that would hurt economic recovery as well by undermining confidence that we're prepared to make a commitment today to bring down our future deficits.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: Commitment, Confidence, Future, Tax, Hurt, Income, Tax cuts, Today, World)

Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?
- Barry Goldwater
(Keywords: Death, Fight, Tax, Projects, Tax cuts, Taxes, Vote)

Look, I'm very much in favor of tax cuts, but not with borrowed money. And the problem that we've gotten into in recent years is spending programs with borrowed money, tax cuts with borrowed money, and at the end of the day that proves disastrous. And my view is I don't think we can play subtle policy here.
- Alan Greenspan
(Keywords: Money, Policy, Day, End, Tax, Play, Tax cuts, Years)

Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that?
- Rush Limbaugh
(Keywords: Trust, Democrats, Tax, Republican, Security, Tax cuts, Will)

The American people want us to stop spending. And so let's just give them some certainty. Let's extend the tax - the existing tax cuts. And then let's give some more tax breaks to small businesses and large. And then maybe the American people will have some confidence.
- John McCain
(Keywords: People, American, Certainty, Confidence, Tax, Tax cuts, Want, Will)

Making the tax cuts permanent will continue to grow the economy, create jobs, and put more money in the pockets of the hard-working families of Pennsylvania.
- Tim Murphy
(Keywords: Money, Economy, Tax, Jobs, Tax cuts, Will)

In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
- Barack Obama
(Keywords: Society, Americans, December, Tax, Tax cuts, Worth)

The reality is that during the Reagan years, for instance, we doubled the amount of revenue that we were sending to Washington, D.C. after the tax cuts took effect.
- Mike Pence
(Keywords: Effect, Tax, Reality, Tax cuts, Washington, Years)

Should we freeze or postpone prospective tax cuts and avoid any new tax cuts until we are sure we have the money to pay for the war on terrorism and the war in Iraq.
- Tim Russert
(Keywords: Money, War, Tax, Iraq, Tax cuts, Terrorism)

I think we should worry about Social Security first and then tax cuts second.
- Bobby Scott
(Keywords: First, Tax, Security, Tax cuts, Worry)

Today's tax cuts provide yet another illustration of the Republicans' fiscally irresponsible economic policies that ignore the needs of America's middle class, students, and working families.
- Ellen Tauscher
(Keywords: America, Class, Tax, Middle class, Needs, Republicans, Students, Tax cuts, Today)

All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be created by the things we wanted - the extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. An estate tax for millionaires adds exactly zero jobs. A tax cut for billionaires - virtually none.
- Anthony Weiner
(Keywords: Growth, Class, Tax, Jobs, Middle class, Tax cuts, Unemployment, Will)









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