in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

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lebrun
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Obama tweeted this RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from Atlantic Canada  
nancyduarte
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bring in turn-around expert, retirement age out, limit spend on medical care for 85+ yrs old, invest in the young: education

3 years ago from Mountain View, CA  
artworkmagnetic
12,040 followers
no more war .... Loads more party's

3 years ago from laaaaaandon  
TotalTraining
10,000 followers
less international support and wars more focus on domestic concerns like education for the young and old

3 years ago from Carlsbad, CA  
mikememoli
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RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from Washington, DC  
LynnHasselbrgr
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cut defense, big oil subsidies, tax extension on wealthiest, corp tax loopholes. Invest in teachers + cleanenergy #AskObama

3 years ago from Chicago  
sexgenderbody
5,102 followers
DEFENSE. we will kill people but not care for them. this exact choice will define us for the future.

3 years ago from Chicago, IL  
lheal
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Investments? You mean spending. When the government spends, it crowds out private investment rather than encouraging it.

3 years ago from Neoga, IL, USA  
RealEstateCafe
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A. @whitehouse #replace #mortgage interest tax deduction with tax credit to help #homebuyers w/ #downpayment See MN Fed http://t.co/PWovlrt

http://www.housingwire.com/2011/06/27/minnapolis-fed-chief-targets-mortgage-interest-tax-deduction
3 years ago from Cambridge, MA  
SHADINA
3,498 followers
I would delete Valentines day next year..alot of people spent money they didnt have an receives gifts they didnt want

3 years ago from Baltimore,Maryland  
mommadona
3,478 followers
.@whitehouse War, as a political tool, is no longer an option in the 21st Century. Make it so. #ASKOBAMA #dem #p2 #p21

3 years ago from Santa Cruz Mountains  
brucelesley
3,339 followers
RT @whitehouse in order to reduce deficit, what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo // Mr. President, protect kids

3 years ago from Bethesda, MD / Washington DC  
ariherzog
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FIRST TWEET BY @BARACKOBAMA: RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from Newburyport, MA  
colonelb
3,014 followers
Eliminate the federal department of education and return education to the states. #askobama

3 years ago from Michigan  
gatewaypatriot
2,859 followers
The President's 1st tweet: RT @whitehouse "in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo"

3 years ago from St. Louis, MO - Fairfax, VA  
favstar50celeb
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3 years ago from  
MattBinder
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0 capitalization. No ?. BOO! RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from New York, New York  
RepubsRScum
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Todays embarrassing Twitter town hall proved to us that you are a lap dog for the right wing, they drag you wherever they want

3 years ago from Colorado  
RepubsRScum
2,429 followers
Obama will be known of as the biggest sellout in Democratic history. The GOP must jump for joy everytime he surrenders aka daily

3 years ago from Colorado  
RepubsRScum
2,429 followers
"There will be pain"? We have had ALL the pain we can handle, where is there pain for the rich, say doubling their tax rates?

3 years ago from Colorado  
aaronsw
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@paulsmith Apparently the President is a pretty bad typist.

3 years ago from Cambridge, MA  
IAMPCBob
2,228 followers
Remove SS income limits. stop/cut foreign aid. Stop illegal immigration. Reduce fed workforce.Above all else: scuttle Obamacare.

3 years ago from So. Illinois  
ladyaia
2,213 followers
Money given to farmers of GMO products and more support of organic farmers. Our health costs would be reduced by better food.

3 years ago from Austin, TX  
theonlyadult
2,213 followers
Tax the rich, tax the rich and, oh yea, tax the rich.

3 years ago from  
indyish
2,083 followers
invest in arts + education in the US and as part of foreign policy. cut investments in coal + oil. Thanks for asking Mr Pres.

3 years ago from Montreal, Canada  
PeterLinton1
1,913 followers
I have long thought that defense spending is too high. Now I see a couple long drawn out wars draining our resources

3 years ago from Colorado  
CBJgreennews
1,805 followers
. @whitehouse Will you support the end of government subsidies for oil and energy companies, esp. those that have record profits? #askObama

3 years ago from ÜT: 35.222584,-80.826603  
notatooter
1,803 followers
We have cut the fat...must not cut the muscle. I say we blow the tops of the corporate "mountains" and mine that. (Leeches all.)

3 years ago from Kansas  
jimmoriarty
1,772 followers
cut medicare, military and most of all oil subsidies

3 years ago from 33.005227,-117.241384  
LadyJE
1,765 followers
@BarackObama SSI in California is suffering death by multiple cuts. Pls help the disabled in CA #HCR

3 years ago from Los Angeles  
Kernelwars
1,764 followers
To reduce deficit we should cut cost for going to war, save our american lives..and invest on education and healthcare..

3 years ago from USA  
Florida_Andie
1,658 followers
Bo, I'm a Sr. and may well suffer but U do what you know U must do for the greater good of the country. I will vote 4 U again!!

3 years ago from FLORIDA  
johnvaughn
1,580 followers
Find and elim waste like u did with Osama. Keep ivest that create jobs in USA to increase confidence = economic recovery.

3 years ago from Mattapoisett, MA  
brandonkelly
1,527 followers
Might as well cut education spending; looks like those English classes aren’t doing any good.

3 years ago from California  
pennycampbell
1,519 followers
Keep education, nationalize healthcare, cut WarOnDrugs, bring troops home! #AskObama #PullLeft

3 years ago from San Francisco  
graisinbrand
1,496 followers
Cut down spending over seas for war and increase a focus on our American #Education.

3 years ago from Philadelphia, PA  
LAVISIONARIA_1
1,475 followers
CUT Government waste -INVEST: in #Education, Research & Small Business (loans/subsidies/grants) -a bit late my reply (but done).

3 years ago from  
LAVISIONARIA_1
1,475 followers
...and the Question not asked BUT well #known -CUT: tax for small businesses & increase TAX on #Wealthy / #Big Corps/OIL Cos.

3 years ago from  
LAVISIONARIA_1
1,475 followers
...I like his plan to offer incentives (credits/tax breaks) to businesses that hire #veterans (it S/B applied to unemployed too)

3 years ago from  
LAVISIONARIA_1
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...true what @BarackObama said in T/H Meeting, about inheriting huge deficit/unempoyment (but not setting people's expectations)

3 years ago from  
Parthenon1
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RT Elim. #waste, #fraud and #abuse from all #Govt #contracts & #Medicare @whitehouse Re: To reduce the #deficit, what costs would you cut?

3 years ago from Texas, USA  
NoBigGovDuh
1,435 followers
Cut Tax Breaks, Actually Increase Them By 50% For The Rich Or We Bring Out The Pitch Forks And Guillotines!

3 years ago from US, PA  
SteveBrant
1,327 followers
Cut costs by eliminating many of our foreign military bases. Invest in the State Dept. Dialogue - not force - is the future!

3 years ago from Greater Los Angeles Area  
ItsDings
1,315 followers
i would privatize schools and libraries and make porno theaters public

3 years ago from new york  
TheTrashyNovel
1,309 followers
Cut in HALF all the money given to other countries. PERIOD & Everyone needs to tighten their belts and work twice as hard.

3 years ago from Worldwide  
iamseanmcdonald
1,224 followers
you have to start with the two biggest areas - SSA and Defense

3 years ago from Austin Texas  
tlanehudson
1,219 followers
Fair tax based on ability to pay. End war spending.

3 years ago from Washington, DC  
DoriToribio_Rne
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Primer tuit-pregunta de Obama @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep- bo

3 years ago from Washington DC  
chipinlife
1,181 followers
オバマさんの最初のツイートwww これは面白いものだなぁwww

3 years ago from 早稲田etc.  
lisalways
1,173 followers
Peacetime defense should be cut, minimize war in Afg & end soon. Stop Bush Tax cuts. Push hard for advance on infrastructure

3 years ago from Pa  
Templar_MRRDON3
1,156 followers
Keep investments in agriculture, clean energy, manufacturing, & small business'. Hike up the taxes for those making a lot of $.

3 years ago from is going 2 the gates of Zion.  
Aqua_Buddah
1,144 followers
Cut WASTE-raise #taxes on #RICH-eliminate #LoopHoles 4 the #RICH: Everyone ELSE has given ENOUGH ALREADY! .@BarackObama #p2 #FOK

3 years ago from Lake Michigan  
nerveending
1,141 followers
Mr. President, I'd cut your Social Security spending and Medicaid for seniors over a certain age.

3 years ago from Pasig City, Philippines  
slhoppin
1,139 followers
maintain our investment in a strong national defense. Our All Volunteer Force has never let this nation down. #milfam #askObama

3 years ago from Washington DC  
jillwklausen
1,117 followers
Restrict advertising by Big Pharma to save 25% of drug costs. http://t.co/98op8MQ

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080105140107.htm
3 years ago from Redondo Beach, CA  
jillwklausen
1,117 followers
Keep investment in R&D - critical to job growth and future health of ppl and planet.

3 years ago from Redondo Beach, CA  
bobbyapples
1,091 followers
FORGIVE STUDENT LOAN DEBT TO STIMULATE THE ECONOMY!!! http://t.co/9vrPTLk

http://www.forgivestudentloandebt.com
3 years ago from NYC  
tmoneyhoops
987 followers
Congress' pay (not earning it), defense (get out of all wars), foreign oil independence (cause of all wars)

3 years ago from OKC | OK | USA  
tmoneyhoops
987 followers
Mr. Pres, don't hire strategists - save $; simply cap gas to $2.49 a gallon, illegal to gouge = reelected, even by this Rep.

3 years ago from OKC | OK | USA  
ianblue
946 followers
first presidential tweet? RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from Washington, DC/California  
dawn9476
945 followers
Cut tax subsidies to oil companies and other forms of coportate welfare. @whitehouse #AskObama

3 years ago from Michigan  
luckyguyri
938 followers
legalize and tax marijuana, tax the billions in profit by corporations, Bring more troops home. raise standard of living!

3 years ago from Warwick R.I.  
drmattphd
919 followers
Cut the perks to the elected leaders - make them pay more of their own expenses like rest of America does

3 years ago from Los Angeles  
armybmed
899 followers
Please Mr President do not cave into republicans demands not thid time, we want u to hold your ground we will not vote if u gave

attiep21
853 followers
I'd cut tax loopholes corps in the black & the nation's wealthiest; keep investments in our future energy & tech infrastructure!

3 years ago from ÜT: 38.89134,-77.035838  
JayQuion
852 followers
Mr. Obama, is twitter really that much easier to use than your facebook ? ?

3 years ago from California  
rayissap
845 followers
#askobama Increase spending on education (primary, secondary, university) exponentially. $ on preventative medicine & education

3 years ago from Toronto  
SmartHomes
830 followers
jobs and budget fix: massive release of oil from strategic reserve to lower oil price. Effect: No cost stimulus package 4 every1

3 years ago from iPhone: 34.676951,-86.544066  
VivianDaSilva
827 followers
RT @ASCNYC With budget cuts, can we count on services to Americans affected w/ HIV/AIDS & funds for finding a cure? #askobama

3 years ago from West Coast  
dcgrrl
817 followers
I would definitely cut subsidies to energy companies, and I'd keep infrastructure and education investments. #askobama

3 years ago from Washington, DC / Arlington, VA  
TamelaDAmico
815 followers
please help save John Coltrane's historic home in Dix Hills, Long Island. http://t.co/P6E82jN or http://t.co/FqPMHVI

http://www10.nytimes.com/2011/07/03/opinion/sunday/03sun4.html?_r=5
3 years ago from LA/NYC  
linbergbaby
795 followers
- invest in the People, & cut the Gov. regulations-

3 years ago from Long Island N.Y.  
me1an1e
787 followers
I would shut down european military bases, increase taxes and cut tax loopholes, keep social contract strong

3 years ago from Apex, NC  
Gay_News_Now
777 followers
Whatever happened to the high speed rail from coast to coast that would put millions back to work? I hate to fly. #askobama

3 years ago from  
GenWeSolve
767 followers
RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo #Obama2012

3 years ago from ÜT: 38.916251,-77.011416  
lunarobverse
741 followers
In order to reduce the deficit, I would raise revenues.

3 years ago from Portland, OR  
RobMyers1968
738 followers
can I get a shout out? lol

3 years ago from Omaha  
SeamusCampbell
728 followers
Police forces for each cabinet-level department #askobama

3 years ago from Brooklyn, NY  
patrickoyulu
708 followers
...invest in education, infrastructure and technology. Tax the rich, tighten tax loopholes and insist on jobs made in America

3 years ago from Edison, New Jersey  
Abhishek_Raman
678 followers
Live Tweet frm Pres RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep -bo #askobama

3 years ago from Chicago, Boston & New Delhi  
eccunningham
673 followers
Education is an investment. Charter schools and better public schools (facilities and digital updates). - EC #askObama

3 years ago from Chicago, United States  
danie_d
670 followers
I would streamline gov't, reducing energy use, the amt of paper used. I would invest more in education, green technology - dd

3 years ago from ÜT: 37.797238,-122.395978  
ABGray
670 followers
Cut what needs to be cut and raise taxes on those who can afford to pay more.

3 years ago from ÜT: 41.87757,-87.6185489  
MKBRW
669 followers
the dept of education and the EPA! Then all your czars. #Askobama

3 years ago from In the Right place...  
DavidBDurandMD
660 followers
You need to go after the big spending areas like defense. Keep necessary defense, but close unneeded bases and end our wars.

3 years ago from  
NSBAR
657 followers
Cut costs and no tax hikes.just like most americans - we do not live on money we do not have! Expect the Gov to do the same

3 years ago from North Shore Barrington IL  
astylemaster
647 followers
OHsoNEW #TWEETshareTHEmoment! with the President of the UNITED STATES! #OHsoEXCITED #WHTweetup OHsoGOOD! #askOBAMA @townhall

3 years ago from Global-worldwide  
mcbc
645 followers
The 1st POTUS live tweet. RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from New York, NY  
davewill2000
643 followers
Reduce the Dept of Education. It is an unnecessary department that can be eliminated. Also, privatize federal prisons.

3 years ago from Dayton, Ohio  
TEDhall
639 followers
raise taxes to 1998 levels.

3 years ago from New Orleans  
missphenom
634 followers
I would cut TARP-money receiving firms and war spending but keep funding Pell, unemployment and social programs #AskObama

3 years ago from  
MoPoDC
630 followers
I would not give in to the selfish ways and hurt the people that truly supported you by cutting social security,

3 years ago from  
Sticka
626 followers
No question mark? Tsk.

3 years ago from Washington, DC  
sharonburton
605 followers
We benefit as a nation when we are healthy and educated. Don't cut healthcare or education. It destroys our future.

3 years ago from N 33°56' 0'' / W 117°23' 0''  
sharonburton
605 followers
Health and education are the conditions for prosperity. Cut tax benefits to corporations. They benefit from the conditions.

3 years ago from N 33°56' 0'' / W 117°23' 0''  
Ancientbob
602 followers
Do means testing, universal healthcare, close corp loopholes, leave soc sec and medicare alone. Be a Dem.

3 years ago from  
kerricolegrove
594 followers
cut war costs and big biz subsidies, especially sugar and corn; invest in dev more manufacturing jobs, dev of middle class. Thx

3 years ago from Los Angeles  
Jesus_Silva_R
593 followers
2 years after his death: "Michael Jackson, Martyrdom and Stardom" http://t.co/268H82g

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3 years ago from Caracas  
nearyd
583 followers
Cut: defense, discretionary (homeland), civil service, social security (staffing, fraud). Education can be spent smarter.

3 years ago from Lyon, France (usually)  
zainasheenshena
581 followers
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3 years ago from DUBAI  
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3 years ago from DUBAI  
wugmump
577 followers
i'd raise the marginal tax rate to 50%. period.

3 years ago from New York City  
Zoidland
566 followers
I would cut defense spending, and keep (if not boost) investments in education and infrastructure.

3 years ago from Lititz, PA  
lifebeinglived
565 followers
cut all support services to illegal immigrants/ meet the needs of citizens first Put on your own oxygen mask b4 assist others.

3 years ago from Silicon Valley, California  
Lonches_Lists
550 followers
Subsidies to Strong Healthy Prifitable Corproations, and AG entites that are also doing well. Invest in this Hemispheres Growth.

3 years ago from north of civilization/mi  
PopFind
547 followers
✪ We would cut pay of people working in the government. We would invest in new innovative technology companies like @PopFind ∞❤∞

3 years ago from Hollywood  
atkauffman
545 followers
costs need to be those that citizens do not need, loopholes, high costs of congress etc investments in learning and CHILDREN

3 years ago from Goshen, Indiana  
ocularnervosa
544 followers
Get rid of bush's corporate welfare program. It's just that simple. Stop cutting necessary programs!

3 years ago from In front of my computer.  
ALFREDOHENAO
543 followers
President Obama: USA must take historical decisions: BANKS END ONCE AND FOR ALL. INDEPENDENCY NOW.

3 years ago from Bogotá, Colombia.  
arjenlentz
540 followers
@barackobama what to reduce: defence (quality over quantity) and what to keep: education, education. Don't mortgage the kids.

3 years ago from Brisbane, Australia  
mikelikesbikes
537 followers
.@whitehouse cut: wars in iraq and afghanistan, war on drugs, bailouts for private industry. keep: education spending, health care spending.

3 years ago from Chicago, IL  
TomDark9
536 followers
Get OUT of Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq & every other damn country sucking up enormous military money by the second. Then resign.

3 years ago from Right here.  
d_pardee
531 followers
Health care costs need to be cut - NOT by cutting Medicare, but removing patent protection on meds & medical services.

3 years ago from Long Beach, CA  
wrtheuer
531 followers
reduce costs in digital processes, shift from kinetic force to soft engagement, invest in R&D and education. #AskObama @Townhall

3 years ago from Anchorage, Alaska  
stsay
509 followers
Keep programs that strengthen nation for long-term, eg infrastructure, education. Right-size programs through cuts but DO invest

3 years ago from NYC-DC  
andrea2s1
506 followers
The cost of the Bush tax cuts. Drop that and we're much better.

3 years ago from Watertown MA  
MRKINDRED_MTB
500 followers
first i'd stop some of this foreign aid and put that money back into our own country. take care of home first.

3 years ago from San diego to LA  
clarkkokich
478 followers
Never fight another war without paying with higher taxes. So stop fighting right now, or tax to pay for it right now.

3 years ago from Seattle  
kathygarfield
478 followers
withdrawl our troops from overseas and keep investments in education, clean energy, and healthcare.

3 years ago from New York, NY  
marklawi
477 followers
You must maintain and increase foreign aid & development assistance. Please don't touch that one!

3 years ago from Lilongwe, Malawi  
marklawi
477 followers
$4,000,000,000,000 cost of US wars in Afghanistan, Iraq & Pakistan since 2001. Maybe resolve not to get into any more wars?

3 years ago from Lilongwe, Malawi  
bbkenn92
476 followers
#BarackObama: Great job at townhall today. Thanks!

3 years ago from California  
MagnetBootGuy
471 followers
#NBA #HallOfFamer #BillWalton & DAMPS #Technology #SmartBoots http://t.co/ojxaIv1 damps.com http://t.co/8jqeAtL #InvestUSA

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3 years ago from San Diego  
shakota17
465 followers
i would raise taxes on individuals making over a million dollars and stop the oil subsidies

3 years ago from South Carolina  
stephe1234
462 followers
continue to invest in education and focus on educational reform thru systems thinking.

3 years ago from W. Bloomfield Schools MI  
toddsherman
462 followers
We need2play to our strengths4long term success. Especially when times are hard we should invest in sci/tech R&D, K-12 education

3 years ago from Orlando, FL  
SpryGuy
459 followers
I would cut spending on wars (Iraq, Afghanistan, Lybia, Drugs) and keep investments in education, energy, jobs, space, R&D

3 years ago from Austin  
SpryGuy
459 followers
I would "cut spending" by eliminating the Bush Tax Cuts and closing corporate and millionaire/hedge-fund loop-holes.

3 years ago from Austin  
SpryGuy
459 followers
I would "invest" in our social safety nets, in regulation and over-sight, and in safeguards against future crises

3 years ago from Austin  
ChilPartnership
436 followers
Please make sure than healthcare for all children, particularly the most vulnerable, is protected.

3 years ago from Santa Monica, CA, and DC  
LaurainWA
433 followers
Protect Social Security, Medicare, and the social safety net! End tax breaks and subsidies for oil companies, big corps, etc.

3 years ago from Near Seattle, WA  
iliteratie
432 followers
Can the President be so desperate that he will cut medicare and social security while the rich are getting richer?

3 years ago from massachusetts/Florida  
christian0215
431 followers
cut social security. I'm 18 I don't wanna deal with the deficit when I'm older get rid of the problem now!

3 years ago from Memphis, TN  
FuturisticRed
430 followers
cut the house and senate salaries.

3 years ago from Georgia.....On my mind  
billtothehill
429 followers
I would continue to invest @theJusticedeparment resources into disbanding or #ImprovingtheBCS via #KennedyProposal #AskObama

3 years ago from Spokane, Washington  
DanielWHansen
426 followers
Gov employees w/expense responsibilities should have expense savings goals set annuallly. Meet them = bonus. Don't = no bonus.

3 years ago from Pennsylvania  
jjtanner
423 followers
I'd cut across the board - entitlement programs, defense, everything - except for science and research spending; simply tax code

3 years ago from Florida  
jgross68
420 followers
| Cuts start with defense spending; maintain/increase investment in infrastructure, esp mass transit/high speed rail.

3 years ago from Frisco, TX  
suzannegypsy
417 followers
. There is so much frivolous spending, yet education is the first thing on the block during cutbacks. Why? #AskObama

3 years ago from New York  
sclapp
416 followers
y do we keep spending on tax cuts for people who neither need nor actively request the breaks? getting rid of them would reduce

3 years ago from Connecticut  
MotherEarthChat
414 followers
Pres. Obama please stand up for those Americans w/o political power & big $$. Please, No cuts to medicare, soc. sec. or educ

3 years ago from Earth  
msral
408 followers
Cut the for all the lh big corp invest in people who are out of work starting wth 99ers and sml business needs it own tax code

3 years ago from  
tylerpage
407 followers
cut the military budget in half

3 years ago from Minneapolis  
moontartan
403 followers
Thanks for the great work Mr. President. Cut defense spending. Let the Bush tax cuts expire. Protect SS and Medicare.

3 years ago from Minnesota  
moontartan
403 followers
Off topic, but thanks for the great job in tracking own Al Quaida leaders, especially OBL. We feel safe with you in charge.

3 years ago from Minnesota  
NurseOriana
399 followers
Invest in green and clean energy...Enough relying on overseas energy already!

3 years ago from phoenix arizona  
unlkpotential
396 followers
It is time to cut the military/war costs and invest in education, economic, and infrastructure spending.

3 years ago from  
PlatoH
382 followers
Invest in 21st century -- energy, practical education, infrastructure IE rail. Cut jobs that provide 0 value. Raise medicare age

3 years ago from Baltimore, MD  
Cynthia_Price
381 followers
If Boehner LIES again & CALLS BUSH TAX CUTS WHICH PROMISD TO BE TEMP, TAX HIKE im staying at his HQ till he gets it right!

3 years ago from Los Angeles, CA  
mandalatv
380 followers
Never understood why the US hasn't migrated to polymer banknotes. Wouldn't that save the treasury $$$?

3 years ago from Harrisburg, Pa  
tammyvent
369 followers
cut military spending and oil subsidies and keep education investments. #askobama

3 years ago from Fenton, MO  
AYankeeCat
369 followers
Senate & House should get Social Security NOT pensions and let them buy their OWN health insurance. They need to feel our pain.

3 years ago from Bridgeport, CT  
rougebaisers
369 followers
Cut dramatically ALL CONGRESS SALARIES AND BENEFITS. THEY DO NOT EARN THEM AND TAKE ENOUGH IN BRIBES

3 years ago from Makanda  
rougebaisers
369 followers
END ALL WAR PROFITEERING. That is what we are in, not wars but WAR PROFITEERING.

3 years ago from Makanda  
jaredssolomon
367 followers
As talks on debt ceiling go forward, keep INVESTING IN KIDS. Don't balance the budget on the back of those who will pay for it.

3 years ago from Washington, DC  
lisalindo
361 followers
New Deal worked after 1st Great Depression! Which New Deal programs would u reinstate if there was no resistance?

3 years ago from D.C. Out in the Kounty!!  
lisalindo
361 followers
have u looked @reinstating the Civilian Consevation Corps? Provided housing, wages, infrastructure renewal, etc.1st time around

3 years ago from D.C. Out in the Kounty!!  
shutterfeet
361 followers
Defense cut! Invest in infrastructure and education

3 years ago from Boston  
FSchmeisser
359 followers
#AskObama Military "Black" expenditures, Congressional Perks. Medicare and SSI Abuse. Keep infrastructure, Education, Green, EPA

3 years ago from Whoknowswhere, Earth  
ToddatONE
350 followers
Keep programs that help poor here and abroad, eliminate subsidies to big business, and raise taxes on middle and upper class.

3 years ago from Washington, DC  
BeckleyLawyer
349 followers
Cut military expenditures and tax the rich.

3 years ago from Beckley, WV  
londreira
348 followers
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3 years ago from Portugal  
___jax___
346 followers
I would raise taxes, close prisons and cut the military budget.

3 years ago from  
TALlama
342 followers
cut farm subsidies, defense contracts, surplus reserve interest. Keep Medicare, Medicaid, ARRA, infrastructure.

3 years ago from Costa Mesa, CA  
adrianchampion
336 followers
cut defense spending, invest in education and job creation

3 years ago from Los Angeles  
YYBA1
332 followers
ATTN: "bo" Wrong?? SOLUTION is 5,trill supply side INV in NEW Glob/Tech/Inf; crt/10s of mil of sus JOBS in NEW econ/paradigm.

3 years ago from Jerusalem, Israel  
lisadaily
331 followers
Eliminate the Bush tax cuts for the top 2% of earners, invest in education, clean energy, and care for the weakest among us.

3 years ago from Sarasota, Florida  
Owenchristoff
326 followers
Nice punctuation :P

3 years ago from 94121 & 97520  
Briana_fierce
326 followers
. @whitehouse #askobama Keep investing in education it will power the engines of our future...ripple effect of prosperity.

3 years ago from D.C  
chevy_johnson
325 followers
: Stay the course. Continue investment in #America's future; remove #Bush-era tax cut for wealthiest Americans. @BarackObama

3 years ago from Milwaukee, WI  
ProseAndThorn
324 followers
cut the #wars

3 years ago from Georgia, USA  
unwrinkledbrain
315 followers
Cut both wars; defense by $200bn a year; take Congress' salary back to Reagan era level; do zero-based budgeting tax the rich.

3 years ago from  
PatriciaHarlow
314 followers
Cute sig :)

3 years ago from Austin, TX  
shunkydave
313 followers
Cut politician salaries (congress, senator, govenor, etc) Invest--education: tools, books, classrooms, schools, teacher salary

3 years ago from Orem, Utah  
EdYerkeRobins
312 followers
I'd shift ag subsidies from corn & soy to small/family produce farmers. Everyone has a right to grow & eat healthy food!

3 years ago from Palmdale, CA  
EdYerkeRobins
312 followers
If we can't shift those agricultural investments, we should eliminate ag subsidies altogether.

3 years ago from Palmdale, CA  
BrentMekosh
311 followers
- bo, the gov't doesn't make "investments" - gov't as created in DC is simply a giant mechanism to redistribute wealth.

3 years ago from Southwest Desert and Gotham  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama to start the cost of every member of the legislature - reduce their staff 20%, Pres. too, also 1st lady's staff.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 2nd - reduce Regulations in all depts, esp health care and energy.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
3rd - eliminate Dept of Education & Dept of Energy - let States handle.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 4th - raise age for retirement and Medicare.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 5th-Eliminate as many subsidies as possible, like farm, and sugar subsidies.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 6 - Do away with as many earmarks as possible, have them presented in separate legislation ONLY.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 7 - no government support to Planned Parenthood, NPR, Acorn, National Endowment for the Arts, and the like.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 8 - reduce postal delivery to 5 days; have more PO Box only areas.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama no government pmts for portraits of Gov officials, photos only, except President when Fed Gov is Revenue positive.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 10- pay legislature based on days in attendance, not a fixed salary regardless.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 11-Have mbrs of legislature contract for health insurance prvtly. Allow Insurers to cross State lines and compete.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 12-Elimate unneeded gov agencies where redundancy is evident.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 13-no more or minimal support to foreign countries that are anti-West;and only help when we have the funds.

3 years ago from  
TomBalderston
307 followers
@BarackObama 14- no naming opportunities for members of legislature except after death.

3 years ago from  
politicalpanda
306 followers
Infrastructure KEEP, Troop Withdrawal will help in reduction of $.

3 years ago from Sacramento  
politicalpanda
306 followers
Infrastructure KEEP, Troop Withdrawal will help in reduction of $. #AskObama

3 years ago from Sacramento  
nov22010
301 followers
what would I cut to reduce the deficit? Impeach obama for starters!

3 years ago from United States of America!  
DemocraticBase
299 followers
The US infrastructure, EPA, FDA, USDA, DOE, Social Security, Medicare, & Medicaid all need more investment.

3 years ago from The United States of America  
KaylynBair
298 followers
welfare needs to go! I'm tired of paying for lazy people's cigarettes and lotto tickets #failedsystem

3 years ago from Pennsylvania  
doodeegoose
295 followers
@BarackObama defense of nations not in US interest; cuts to fed employee hlthcre; term limits; cuts to fed rtmt- join us

3 years ago from syracuse and chaumont ny  
PTREPORTS
294 followers
Go back to the Clinton tax table and invest in national speedrail system.

3 years ago from NY, NJ, L.A.  
tdk81267
293 followers
Your pay!

3 years ago from Indianapolis, IN  
cantcu
292 followers
Cut the $4 Trillion that the rich get. Let Bush tax cuts expire. Cutting deducts will have wk ard in 24 hrs

3 years ago from Burley Idaho  
deejayspikes
292 followers
@BarackObama no more cluster bombs, nukes in space & missile defense for starters. They are simply cruel & stupid pet projects.

3 years ago from  
Yesthatismyname
288 followers
Cut War Spending. Raise Marginal tax on top 2% (hurts my pocket book). Re-examine Gov't agency (military) Budget practices.

3 years ago from  
Cyberquill
286 followers
Mr. President, if you sign your tweets "bo," people will think your dog is tweeting. I'd suggest you use "bho" from now on.

3 years ago from 2nd Floor  
arendabdoory
282 followers
get rid of fraud and abuse! Reduce benefits and salaries of Congress who are clearly overpaid. STOP the wars.

3 years ago from Fl  
CSP_777
272 followers
Bring manufacturing back to America, cut taxes on large corporations, heavily tax incoming goods not made in America.

3 years ago from Alabama  
leedership
271 followers

3 years ago from North Carolina, USA  
leedership
271 followers
Increase investment in small businesses--take some risk away. Add interstate competition between healthcare insurance companies

3 years ago from North Carolina, USA  
rgibson103
270 followers
, The Pentagon's had blank checks too long. Education's a short-term loss, long-term gain. Raise taxes & implement public works.

3 years ago from Florida  
NewbK
268 followers
how about a productivity initiative/targets 4 the major areas of government spending? Y% better output for x% less cost. #wecan

3 years ago from Plano, Texas, USA  
FoxEwes
266 followers
Cut tax loopholes for billionaires and keep Medicare, Social Security, and UI benefits for America's jobless!

3 years ago from Minneapolis, MN, USA  
Blue_MD
266 followers
I would cut the budget for catering services to congressional "gangs" whose sole purpose seems 2be giving Republicans time2stall

3 years ago from Maryland  
ServinFresno
264 followers
cut a huge portion of the defense budget and invest in new technology manufacturing and R&D grants

3 years ago from Fresno, CA  
SB4_PeoplePower
264 followers
Defence, defence, defence.

3 years ago from Dublin, IE; Tacloban, PHL  
JoeandBullish
263 followers
dear BO, Keep the investments made in renewable energy, education, & health care reform!

3 years ago from  
TaylorMacNYC
262 followers
@BarackObama slash military spending.

3 years ago from New York City  
juanyrausquin
261 followers
nuclear! "Every dollar spent on #nuclear weapons is a theft from the millions around the globe who go hungry."http://elde.rs/lKd

3 years ago from Oranjestad, Aruba  
UranusMissouri
260 followers
end the wars, close down all foriegn military Bases, End the drug war, force big corporations to pay taxes. it's easy

3 years ago from Uranus Missouri  
Lindalacubana
258 followers
INCREASE FUNDS 4Education! Decrease pay&eliminate excessive pensions. Eliminate tax cuts to businesses taking jobs overseas

3 years ago from Miami,FL  
RenaissanceFest
255 followers
cut big salaries and fringes of public/gov officials. Remember u all work for us - we don't work for u.

3 years ago from 79th Street (Loomis & Racine)  
RenaissanceFest
255 followers
We need to invest in the future - that means learning to fish again instead of purchasing it flash frozen from overseas.

3 years ago from 79th Street (Loomis & Racine)  
RenaissanceFest
255 followers
ask urself - what do business economists suggest/do when a corporation is n a deficit? Scale that up. Research n plan 1st.

3 years ago from 79th Street (Loomis & Racine)  
TAnnMattingly
254 followers
What $ to cut: Military ,tax loop holes, no-bid contractors. $ to keep environment, social programs, green energy resrch

rikaru
254 followers
I'd cut our wars (Libya) and invest in our crumbling infrastructure (highways, bridges, broadband)

3 years ago from Boston/Cambridge, MA  
MajKhanFresno
252 followers
Congress should get a pay cut. Also, No show for a session, no pay. Keep the Military up. Cut out Social Security gradually.

3 years ago from CenCal  
kokobyrd
249 followers
$23Mn 4 Selec Serv, End Cannabis Prohibition, End All Subsidies, Repeal Bush Tax Cuts, End Hedge Fund Breaks-Need Bigger Stim!

3 years ago from  
MediaCloseouts
249 followers
.I think defense would be an area to cut..I dont think we need 900 bases around the world.. ^ revenue legalize internet gambling

3 years ago from Panama City, FL  
SuncoastPlace
248 followers
CUT the frigging WAR costs and start investing in the US instead of destroying foreign countries from over 700 bases!

3 years ago from Goderich, Ontario Canada  
Vivianaraullo
246 followers
i would cut the space program temporarily and increase investment in public education+public health care

3 years ago from San Francisco Peninsula  
CamCamfield
245 followers
get rid of the war on terror and the war on drugs #duh

3 years ago from wherever you want me to be  
trueblue51
244 followers
The U.S. should demand that Iraq pays with oil the cost of 2.7 trillion dollars of their liberation & nation building!

3 years ago from San Juan Puerto Rico  
GinaLuttrell
243 followers
invest in education! We need future graduates so as not to repeat where we r. Make college cost effective.

3 years ago from  
Christothefer
243 followers
I would cut everything 30% & decrease the amount of hand outs for able body Americans if you're still checking this... #tcot #p2

3 years ago from THE ALAMO TEXAS  
seedeepi
240 followers
In 2008 Palin screeched about not unplugging Grandma. Now it's up to you - don't mess with Medicare or Social Security!

3 years ago from The Blue Ridge Mountains  
SomeOddGirls
239 followers
cut salaries and unnecessary positions, reevaluate on a whole scale

3 years ago from Michigan  
TShryerPR
239 followers
yes on tech but old school mfring in the US is no. 1. then get mfrs to use cloud services and hi-tech devices.

3 years ago from  
patesta
239 followers
Scale. Back. EVERYTHING. And the end the goddamn wars

3 years ago from New Orleans, Louisiana  
foxcreekleather
237 followers
I would cut spending for Government officials. Not everyone needs an airplane or helicopter ride everywhere.

3 years ago from Independence, VA  
Doctor_X
237 followers
I would look at cuts to bloat in defense, waste and fraud in medicare and increasing tax revenue by closing loopholes.

3 years ago from  
uueaver
237 followers
cut: iraq RT @whitehouse: in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from sydney  
uueaver
237 followers
max 1 photocopy of butt/day RT @whitehouse: in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from sydney  
billnandy
229 followers
cut congress internal spending by 80%. school teachers pay out of pocket for class supplies. Congress should pay for own staff

3 years ago from Palm Springs  
billnandy
229 followers
congress need to pay for own healthcare100% out of their own pocket. Not my tax dollars

3 years ago from Palm Springs  
La_De_Dollye
229 followers
Education has suffered enough!! We can not prepare properly for our future if they do not have a fair chance!

3 years ago from Chillin' with Carmen Sandiego  
alankerlin
229 followers
@BarackObama bring in a carbon tax on polluters Mr President!

3 years ago from Canberra  
philthyanimal
228 followers
gotta keep medicare/medicade and Social Security. No more bailouts please. Cut special interest programs.

3 years ago from Rip City  
usarmyoxnard
224 followers
Investments in american companies and jobs need to stay. Forgien aide needs to go.

3 years ago from Oxnard, California  
LynneinPborough
221 followers
I'd write off a % of the debts of those who bought rediculously high priced houses over the past 10 years.

3 years ago from guess the town.. UK  
cmorris1210
221 followers
stop outsourcing jobs! you get what you pay for and we end up having to clean up the mess they make anyway.

3 years ago from Tennessee  
sdmonty
219 followers
cut tax breaks to industries that are doing well; invest in human resources and services #AskObama

3 years ago from Madison, WI  
h1ghway
217 followers
1st presidential ever! RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from Los Angeles  
mikebradshaw
216 followers
the investments we make in building people up (foreign aid, long term social improvement) must outweigh defense spending - mb

3 years ago from Minneapolis, MN  
camwilmot
213 followers
I don't think tweeting is going to fix it!

3 years ago from Taipei, Taiwan  
daviddiperstein
213 followers
Stop incentivizing a blanket approach to college. We need to increase the labor force with skilled tradesmen to bump exports. DD

3 years ago from Philadelphia  
GrandmaGrizzly
212 followers
. Cut military spending. Cut wages, retirement, pension of CONGRESS>

3 years ago from United States of America  
KytKatz
207 followers
Do u see the tax tiers %'s for non wealthy disproportionate compared to wealthy tiers %'s making it fiscal discrimination?

3 years ago from Warwick, Rhode Island USA  
KytKatz
207 followers
Do you see tax tier for non wealthy disproportionate compared to wealthy tiers making it fiscal discrimination?

3 years ago from Warwick, Rhode Island USA  
ClutchOven
206 followers
reduce the amount of federal contractors which are paid twice the amount of federal employees.

3 years ago from Tallahassee, Florida  
ClutchOven
206 followers
reduce the amount of federal contractors which are paid twice the amount as federal employees.

3 years ago from Tallahassee, Florida  
septtenforty
204 followers
KEEP YOUR FEET OFF THE FURNITURE. IT BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE.

3 years ago from about fifty miles from Memphis  
semiot
203 followers
cut #defence keep #darpa, cut oil subsidies, keep education

3 years ago from iPhone: 51.520904,-0.105338  
atrevino
201 followers
I would invest more in stem cell research (all types, including embryonic) to offer cures and reduce health care expenditure.

3 years ago from  
j_fuzzy
200 followers
I would keep @USDA_NIFA and the #organic grants to help rural areas create jobs by supporting small farms

3 years ago from Oregon  
MARINA_HOPE
199 followers
CUT POLITICIANS SALARIES . PERKS.TAXES ON ALCHOL AND TOBACCO RAISED. FRO EVEY MILLION DOLLARS YOU HAVE MUST GIVE 5% PROSPERY TAX

3 years ago from CHICAGOLAND  
NancyGraceNews
199 followers
We must forcus on Educate & Use IT much more & Cut Budget war @ priority to educate people

3 years ago from US  
NimatiEmam
198 followers
I would cut cost on war and on killing children

3 years ago from  
couplebite
198 followers
where are the JOB CREATORS BOEHNER refers too time and time again???

3 years ago from your mind  
cwebber
193 followers
We need to be investing in education, both higher ed and K-12. We are a knowledge economy.

3 years ago from Wildomar, CA  
flyingpackman
192 followers
Delete the Dept of Ed., Reduce Foreign Aid, Cut Medicare and Medicaid. That should be a good start.

3 years ago from in Utah by the big stinky pond  
briandeblanke
191 followers
invest more in education reform and military technologies that reduce ground troops, cut duplicate oversight at the fed

3 years ago from earth  
GOPonziconz
191 followers
CUT THE GOP, THEY COST US THE MOST AND GIVE US THE LEAST! PLEASE PROSECUTE BUSCHO AND RID US OF THE BURDEN OF GOP INCOMPETENCE.

3 years ago from  
Humboldt_Relief
190 followers
@BarackObama Eliminate the DEA. Invest in education.

3 years ago from Reseda, Ca  
trintran
188 followers
@BarackObama Cut oil subsidies, keep solar subsidies. Endless free supply > (big oil + foreign imports) x national security

3 years ago from Seattle  
Voices4ILKids
188 followers
Children and families are our best investment and will position us for future prosperity.

3 years ago from Chicago, IL  
jsplendor
186 followers
How are military families pick for the 4th of July @the WH?

3 years ago from Army Base  
Iceberg_Outlaw
186 followers
Its like going to the grocery store when your struggling. You cut back on all the nonessential items & only buy the necessities.

3 years ago from District of Columbia  
mattbrashier1
183 followers
I would cut defense spending and medicare/Medicaid. We need more education. What good is any of it if we don't have thinkers?!?

3 years ago from Tyler, TX.  
Galindes
183 followers
Simple @BarackObama @WhiteHouse: stop the wars, tax the rich, and make the bankers pay tax for their huge bonuses.

3 years ago from Wivenhoe, U.K.  
MercurySoapbox
181 followers
cut military spending and weapons budgets across the board and lets make more arts and education investments. make jobs not wars

3 years ago from new york city  
improvnerd
181 followers
and what unsustainable Bush-era tax cuts would you repeal. #wedidntvoteyouintokeepthestatusquo

3 years ago from Santa Cruz, CA  
NEILthePE
180 followers
@BarackObama invest in the future. Cut backs in short term.

3 years ago from Green Bay Wisconsin  
mitigirl
180 followers
Cut all cabinets by 25%, what you raised them since you were elected, back to Jan. 2009. Lower taxes, corp.raise age on SS.

3 years ago from  
softail1
178 followers
By choice SS reciepents could choose 2 use a reduced SS check to purchase a foreclosed home..must never flip it&pay their share

3 years ago from ROME GA  
deepforestowl
178 followers
cut tax cuts for the rich and big corps, raise taxes on both, cut salaries and perks of congress, keep social programs

3 years ago from Chicago, IL  
Reid_Rothschild
176 followers
God help us, we would have been better with McCain than with you, you friggin trojan horse.

3 years ago from State of Grace  
hoosierball
175 followers
#askobama cut benefit and handout programs, people need to STOP RELYING ON GOVERNMENT as a handout program! What do you think?

3 years ago from  
cnavigato
174 followers
cut the DEA budget and let the states deal with medical marijuana

3 years ago from Riverside, CA  
thefabsdion
173 followers
Cut all programs without 24 consercutive months of data to support success; and invest in education, labor, and energy.

3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia  
thefabsdion
173 followers

3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia  
thefabsdion
173 followers
Cut all programs without 24 consecutive months of data to support success; and invest in education, labor, and energy.

3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia  
revdad27
170 followers
@BarackObama I'd cut the outrageous salaries and pensions for former senators and congressmen

3 years ago from Middle America  
TrippHardin
169 followers
Should we call you bo now?

3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin  
momof3boysacn
169 followers
common sense cuts across board 2 cut fat & fraud plus EQUAL tax revenue raise ($1 4 $1 in cuts)-in… (cont) http://deck.ly/~BtjOB

http://www.tweetdeck.com/twitter/momof3boysacn/~BtjOB
3 years ago from Cantor Country Virginia  
Gotchy
167 followers
You cannot cut education and costs to the infrastructure of America. We need to invest in new energy to be the leaders of tmrrw

3 years ago from Manhattan, Kansas  
stuafcb
167 followers
military spending cut please.

3 years ago from Poole, England  
bertie_fresh
167 followers
end the warS! That's the *only* non profit, non socially advancing "investment" America is in. *= maybe exaggerating

3 years ago from Riverside, California  
bertie_fresh
167 followers
the government needs to get out of bed with big business. In a free market businesses fail.

3 years ago from Riverside, California  
inhuman_draw
165 followers
cut military spending. cut the rich getting richer. keep education. keep programs for the needy. keep building railways & roads.

3 years ago from around  
zahirsh
165 followers
@BarackObama get out of Muslims country and stop supporting zionest in palastine and #US will be fine and deficit will decreased

3 years ago from  
sohilary_ous
163 followers
cut defense man. im not saying dont pay the personnel but the cost of one freakin missile could do so much good.

3 years ago from NYC  
jeffbroussard
161 followers
Get our troops out of Afghanistan sooner and end the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy.

3 years ago from Sulphur, LA  
thesev
161 followers
RT @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from Texas  
tdlove5
159 followers
Obama just tweeted @whitehouse in order to reduce the deficit,what costs would you cut and what investments would you keep - bo

3 years ago from Home  
TheDouble0
159 followers
: how about raising the min wage so we as Americans can pay ourselves out of debt #askObama

3 years ago from Florida  
dandiaz01
158 followers
+ ED Funding. Eliminate Billionaire Tax Credits.

3 years ago from NY, Miami, San Juan, Denver  
ashleylburton
158 followers
the dog is that smart?

3 years ago from West Lafayette,IN  
clickonitmobile
156 followers
I would cut the Defense and tax loopholes for millionaires. There have many cuts to domestic programs so we all should share

3 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia  
moody1969
155 followers
bo,seriously? Gravitas man, gravitas.Mr O at a minimum.

3 years ago from Sadly, land-locked.  
hurricanecorner
154 followers
go to war to win, not fight with our hands tied behind our back...get all our boys home,then nuke afg. it's a wstlnd anywy

3 years ago from  
kingofcitys
154 followers
cut back on military spending and foreign aid

3 years ago from Pikesville, MD, USA  
ElizaCait
153 followers
Stop giving money to countries that waste it (Pakistan) Keep military (share the wealth between branches), don't cut education.

3 years ago from Chicago, IL  
KazCisowski
151 followers
shrink the number of federal government employees. Government is too large.

3 years ago from Cocoa Beach, Florida  
jjmdirector
151 followers
here's a hint go get that constituion thingy. Thumb through that and it will tell u what to "invest in". For the rest start cutn

3 years ago from los angeles  
rslukens
149 followers
reduce aid 2 other countries but keep Social security, SSI, and medicaid/medicare! --a disabled VOTER

3 years ago from Kent, Ohio  
sinofsociety
147 followers
I would cut military spending and fund education. The future of our youth need to inheriate our intelliect not our wars.

3 years ago from Washington, IL  
trapezegirlnyc
147 followers
It's more about job creation. Even I can see this.

3 years ago from New York, NY  
Ja_rae
146 followers
Cut 20% Gov Emplyees now Can't you CUT gov OUTLAY 2meet Ceiling? My income won't streach 2pay higher ceiling #AskObama #DEM #GOP

3 years ago from Texas  
JasonRowinski
145 followers
Cut spending on foreign aid/art endowments, but give tax write off for non-profit giving to these areas.

3 years ago from  
JasonRowinski
145 followers
Invest in American natural gas, wind, solar energy. And in development of new manufacturing jobs in usa.

3 years ago from  
JasonRowinski
145 followers
Don't let ceo's earn 400 times more than workers. Should be more like 40 times. That way, middle class & small business grows.

3 years ago from  
hogansherrow
144 followers
I would eliminate the Bush Tax cuts, stop tax loopholes, increase taxes on oil companies and shore up social programs

3 years ago from USA  
Kirstycat1209
144 followers
cutting defense has got 2 b done & investing in infrastructure -Bridges are scaring me. Which 1s will fall w/ me on it? @whitehouse

3 years ago from Maryland  
JonAlso
144 followers
I would stop funding 2 pointless wars that the people of this country do not support

3 years ago from The blue planet  
JonAlso
144 followers
more funding to healthcare and education!

3 years ago from The blue planet  
Young_Kurupt
144 followers
Fallen Soldier by Y_Kurupt via #soundcloud http://t.co/HtvfQU9

3 years ago from God we trust baltimore  
ptpower
143 followers
#AskObama Get out of Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Libya

3 years ago from San Francisco  
cswingler
143 followers
RAISE TAXES

3 years ago from Chicago, Illinois  
verybadsheep
143 followers
Cut un-necessary gov't agencies, cut elected officials salaries 10%, contribute more to health care, no federal pensions

3 years ago from United States of America  
CG912Project
142 followers
cut the EPA keep SSI

3 years ago from Cottage Grove, OR  
RhondaRClements
142 followers
cut military spending cut oil subsidies close loopholes in tax codes raise tax on rich and big business hands off ss & medicare

3 years ago from Seattle, WA  
omzern
142 followers
Cut military spending on waste like second aircraft engine per Sec.Gates. Raise Social.Sec. tax bracket to $750k or min. 6months

3 years ago from Toledo, Ohio  
TheRealJayke
141 followers
~80% of our budget is defense spending and entitlements(SS, welfare, unemployment ect) avoiding bankruptcy>keeping full funding

3 years ago from athens, Ohio  
dspollock79
140 followers
cut oil subsidies and keep social security and medicare

3 years ago from  
lgs612
140 followers
reduce pork, farm subsidies, bring jobs back to USA, campaign for buy American. Give incentives to walmart, target to sell USA

velvetacidexper
140 followers
*SiGMA] Google] July 11th 2011 Ambassador Lebanon illuminati 17,800 results "you know we are watching."

3 years ago from *Vault-0to902  
seangraf
139 followers
end the wars

3 years ago from  
PostScriptInc
139 followers
cut those crazy tax breaks for big oil!

3 years ago from Burlington, VT  
boomerchick55
139 followers
I would tax millionaires and close their tax loopholes, cut things later when the economy is booming.

3 years ago from  
Gretyl
138 followers
cut defense in stages, keep progressive tax policies in place

3 years ago from Ames, IA  
bdruth
138 followers
cut: nuclear energy & weapons, ag subsidies, defense where possible; support: hsrail, solar/wind, local food, healthcare.

3 years ago from Madison, Wisconsin  
bdruth
138 followers
cut: tax cuts; support: progressive tax, corporate tax.

3 years ago from Madison, Wisconsin  
anglophonicblog
138 followers
I would tax the rich at the level under Reagan, eliminate loopholes and slap a surtax on any company that sends jobs overseas.

3 years ago from San Francisco  
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EDUCATION-we can’t afford the cuts that have already been made. as for cuts-limitations on certain govt srvcs ie: postal/dmv

3 years ago from los angeles. sort of.  
anothermessage
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If we simply closed corporate loopholes and end non-sustainable tax cuts would there be such a question re: the economy?

3 years ago from los angeles. sort of.  
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while we are investing in education, disband boards of education. what a joke. look at kansas’ voting against evolution SCARY

3 years ago from los angeles. sort of.  
starshine_3
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I'd create govt jobs that would make sure those receiving govt benefits/help are doing so legally. A lot of cheating = waste

3 years ago from New England  
jsmiley2010
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we need to cut cost for the war and raise cost for education the more educated citizens the more potential we have to contribute

3 years ago from Athens/ Hamilton:Cincinnati  
wetwetroni
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keep investments in job training & retraining - take away church's 503 status then u won't have 2 cut nething

3 years ago from  
scorpionborges
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"Onde o vento faz a curva": An injustice that must be corrected. http://t.co/KHWoxDw

http://ondeoventofazacurvalagoinha.blogspot.com/2011/03/injustice-that-must-be-corrected.html?spref=tw
3 years ago from Brasil RJ Nova Iguaçu  
scorpionborges
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"Onde o vento faz a curva": An injustice that must be corrected. http://t.co/KHWoxDw

http://ondeoventofazacurvalagoinha.blogspot.com/2011/03/injustice-that-must-be-corrected.html?spref=tw
3 years ago from Brasil RJ Nova Iguaçu  
scorpionborges
136 followers
"Onde o vento faz a curva": An injustice that must be corrected. http://t.co/KHWoxDw

http://ondeoventofazacurvalagoinha.blogspot.com/2011/03/injustice-that-must-be-corrected.html?spref=tw
3 years ago from Brasil RJ Nova Iguaçu