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Crooks and Liars – Lindsey Graham Regurgitates the GOP’s Tax Cut Whopper

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Lindsey Graham Regurgitates the GOP’s Tax Cut Whopper

Posted: 28 Nov 2010 05:00 PM PST

Graham: Revenue goes down when taxes go up

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The utter falsity of a statement is no barrier to Republican leaders repeating it. And so it was Sunday, as South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham offered his version of the GOP’s Uber Lie that tax cuts pay for themselves.

Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Graham defended the Republicans’ demand for another $700 billion windfall for the wealthy by announcing the fiscal equivalent of the sun rising in the west and setting in the east:

“When you look historically, when we raise taxes, the economy slows and we don’t get any more revenue. When we cut taxes, the economy grows and we maintain the same amount of revenue.”

Not on this planet.

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