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Does Ron Paul's Restore America Plan plunge us into a deep recession?

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Does his plan try to take back too much to fast? He wants to reduce spending by 900 billion dollars, reduce federal employment 15%, eliminate 5 government agencys, eliminate the TSA, severly reduce reduce our military worldwide, and more in his first year as president. He is claiming a surplus by 2016

 

How many hundreds of thousands of pinkslips go out with this plan? What about all the private sector support jobs that will be lost?

Can a weak economy withstand the huge unemployment hit and not drop into a resession again?

 

We must reduce our spending but does this effort to save the patient in fact hurt it more that it helps?

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Tough love. I believe it would help more than it would hurt. A tourniquet always hurts, at first, but eventually, it saves the life. We're hemorrhaging our fiscal house, and we'd best stanch the loss, lest we bled ourselves white. On the plus side, think of the confidence of the markets, and the money that would flow into investments, much from overseas.

 

We've have tried half measures, and found them lacking. Time to go big, and go long.

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Tough love. I believe it would help more than it would hurt. A tourniquet always hurts, at first, but eventually, it saves the life. We're hemorrhaging our fiscal house, and we'd best stanch the loss, lest we bled ourselves white. On the plus side, think of the confidence of the markets, and the money that would flow into investments, much from overseas.

We've have tried half measures, and found them lacking. Time to go big, and go long.

 

Apply tourniquet and lose the limb. Might want to try direct pressure first. To stick with the analogy, Congress hasn't even applied a band-aid.

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It will be interesting to see how well Paul's Idea's are received if later this year the economy takes a turn for the worse. IMO he has had an uncanny knack for seeing the future unintended consequences of bad policy, both foreign and domestic.

 

 

 

 

 

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And if the tourniquet is around the neck, what have you accomplished?

 

You'd still have a chance at life. Our carotid artery is already cut. The tourniquet would be the least of our problems. :squid:

 

 

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Does his plan try to take back too much to fast? He wants to reduce spending by 900 billion dollars, reduce federal employment 15%, eliminate 5 government agencys, eliminate the TSA, severly reduce reduce our military worldwide, and more in his first year as president. He is claiming a surplus by 2016

How many hundreds of thousands of pinkslips go out with this plan? What about all the private sector support jobs that will be lost?

Can a weak economy withstand the huge unemployment hit and not drop into a resession again?

We must reduce our spending but does this effort to save the patient in fact hurt it more that it helps?

 

In the short term Paul's plan would be contractionary 4 sure.

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Do most here support the elimination of the Dept of the Interior....I don't.

 

Should we sell off Yellowstone, Yosemite, the CC National seashore to private interests for Hotels Casinos etc.. :huh:

 

Maybe the Redwood National Forest to loggers..:kook:

 

The Devils in the details

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Do most here support the elimination of the Dept of the Interior....I don't.

Should we sell off Yellowstone, Yosemite, the CC National seashore to private interests for Hotels Casinos etc.. :huh:

Maybe the Redwood National Forest to loggers..:kook:

The Devils in the details

 

where does the Constitution state it's the government's job to have national parks?

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