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Mark Johnson
Democrats and Republicans: Stop blaming each other for the deficit and fix the problem

I just can't take this anymore. I am sick of the Democrats (tax the rich) and Republicans (cut programs but not defense) and their endless back and forth about who is to blame for the deficit. Guess what gang? Both of you are. A perfect example of this is the commentary on June 7 titled "Tax cuts for the rich have made us poorer" by Rion Dennis and Roger Rath. All they do is complain about the Bush tax cuts. Could we slightly increase the tax rates for the very wealthy? Yes. But they fail to address the biggest problem in this country. Where is they outrage over the completely out of control spending that goes on in Washington? We do not have a revenue problem in this country...

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