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Response to double deuce (Reply #47)

Sun Apr 22, 2012, 06:14 PM

59. Is this a fact?

That the national debt from George Washington thru Jimmy Carter was less than $1 trillion dollars? Do you know if that is true?

If so, that means we have spent almost $16 trillion dollars since Ronald Reagan took office in 1980. We have spent 16 times more than we spent from the Revolutionary War, thru the Civil War, thru the Great Depression, thru two World Wars, and thru the Great Society.

But isn't this OK because we are starving the beast? Didn't Ronald Reagan say that "government was not the solution, government is the problem" ? Doesn't that mean government is evil? Doesn't that mean that raising taxes is evil?

Which of these comments do you have a problem with??

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