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The Day the Democrats Lost the 2008 Election

Let the record show that in the Iowa debate of December 13, 2007, the Democrats crossed the Rubicon into defeat in November, 2008. For on this day candidate Hillary Clinton announced that as President she would repeal all the tax cuts made since her husband was president, and return taxpayers to the tax rates they were paying during the 1990s. And Candidates Obama and Edwards competed to see who could be even more emphatic about raising taxes, when he became President.

Perhaps blinded by the sunset brilliance of their own left wing, the Democrats chose on that day to abandon all taxpayers who are grateful for the child deduction and the other cuts in tax rates (at every level) that they enjoyed after the Clintons left office in January, 2000.


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