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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 29, 2012, 04:18 PM

8. the Bush Tax Cuts are one of the biggest drivers of the deficit --

second only to the wars. They were only temporary when passed by Bush* who railroaded them through unfunded. When they were originally passed and additionally when he renewed them the second time, it was by reconciliation which required only 50 votes. When they were renewed by a 51 to 50 vote, that tie vote was cast by Cheney. So now that these big drivers of our debt, War in Afghanistan, war in Iraq, Bush Tax Cuts, the down economy and high employment (what I like to refer to as "The Bush legacy") have raised the deficit to its 16 Trillion Dollar + level, what do the Republicans blame for this debt: "entitlements."

Do these people think we have not been paying attention?

Sam

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