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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-18-11 08:11 PM
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8. True, true. When we agree with the CBO it's 100% right, when we don't it's 100% wrong.
Just like the Republicans.
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  -CBO: Obama budget underestimates deficits by $2.3 trillion over upcoming decade alp227  Mar-18-11 07:27 PM   #0 
  - that's ok, because he is now a member of the special Club  fascisthunter   Mar-18-11 07:28 PM   #1 
  - It is all about projections.  tabatha   Mar-18-11 07:33 PM   #2 
     - good question  fascisthunter   Mar-18-11 07:35 PM   #3 
     - see #23  tabatha   Mar-18-11 11:40 PM   #31 
     - The idea is that since everyone can come up with their own projections on anything,  Yupster   Mar-20-11 03:28 PM   #47 
     - Why is the Congressional Budget office, a group of people who are experts, wrong and Obama right?  Fearless   Mar-18-11 07:41 PM   #4 
     - I really don't know what to say on that one.  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-18-11 08:15 PM   #12 
     - Possibly because of this ?  tabatha   Mar-18-11 11:41 PM   #32 
     - Really? Really? CBO is non-partisan.  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-18-11 08:14 PM   #10 
        - I don't understand your statement.  tabatha   Mar-18-11 08:34 PM   #19 
           - That's not what you wrote.  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-18-11 09:59 PM   #26 
              - I made summary statement  tabatha   Mar-18-11 10:14 PM   #27 
                 - If you look at it closer it doesn't.  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-19-11 01:27 AM   #34 
                    - The CBO weighed in on the matter.  Igel   Mar-19-11 01:55 PM   #40 
                       - So the argument now is that we will used the CBO data when convenient?  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-19-11 03:51 PM   #43 
  - We cannot praise CBO results from the housetops when we agree with them  elocs   Mar-18-11 07:50 PM   #5 
  - Life is never black and white.  tabatha   Mar-18-11 07:56 PM   #6 
  - True, true. When we agree with the CBO it's 100% right, when we don't it's 100% wrong.  elocs   Mar-18-11 08:11 PM   #8 
     - Sad commentary.  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-18-11 08:16 PM   #13 
     - It's gonna be amusing  Plucketeer   Mar-18-11 08:20 PM   #15 
     - You missed the point.  tabatha   Mar-18-11 08:27 PM   #18 
     - True, that. nt  ProgressIn2008   Mar-19-11 02:12 PM   #42 
  - See #23  tabatha   Mar-18-11 10:16 PM   #28 
  - The CBO must not be......  DeSwiss   Mar-18-11 07:57 PM   #7 
  - Bwahahahahaha!  valerief   Mar-18-11 08:14 PM   #11 
  - Let's throw three more wars on the budget. What the hell. It's only lives. And money. nt  valerief   Mar-18-11 08:13 PM   #9 
  - Just means that there needs to be more budget cuts  ProSense   Mar-18-11 08:18 PM   #14 
  - "Don't worry! If 'pubs disagree with us, we'll stop trying." WTF?  Beartracks   Mar-18-11 08:50 PM   #20 
     - Hmmm?  ProSense   Mar-18-11 08:59 PM   #21 
  - Don't worry, once all the revenues start flowing in from the continuation of the Bush tax cuts  toddwv   Mar-18-11 08:23 PM   #16 
  - Tax cuts actually raise revenues or so the story goes.  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-18-11 08:26 PM   #17 
  - We've heard from many high powered economists not to worry about the deficit just yet...  groundloop   Mar-18-11 09:29 PM   #22 
  - CBO Predictions/Treasury Stats  OnlinePoker   Mar-18-11 09:29 PM   #23 
  - Nice!  boppers   Mar-18-11 09:40 PM   #24 
  - So you just proved that the CBO's 10-year projection was wrong for the past decade.  ClarkUSA   Mar-18-11 09:52 PM   #25 
  - 784 Billion less? That sounds like what the Bush tax cuts cost tthe USA.  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-19-11 01:24 AM   #33 
  - Take away the Bush tax cuts and wars and their numbers would have been much closer  madville   Mar-19-11 08:23 AM   #35 
  - Which is my point  OnlinePoker   Mar-19-11 10:19 AM   #39 
     - With that logic is Obama or the CBO both wrong or right?  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-20-11 10:55 AM   #44 
        - The White House looks at the future through rose colored glasses  OnlinePoker   Mar-20-11 01:52 PM   #46 
  - The CBO projections are to me "sebt case" scenarios  Yupster   Mar-20-11 03:34 PM   #48 
  - End the wars, tax the rich, adopt single payer. Done. No more deficit  Lorien   Mar-18-11 10:24 PM   #29 
  - Simple.... but simple solutions don't work... or do they?...  Bigmack   Mar-19-11 10:08 AM   #37 
  - What? I Thought Republicans Were Saying That The CBO is full of S*&t!  TomCADem   Mar-18-11 10:59 PM   #30 
  - Yes.  Igel   Mar-19-11 02:06 PM   #41 
  - Let's just split the difference and say it will be $8.35 trillion  madville   Mar-19-11 08:26 AM   #36 
  - The CBO asked him not to come or get involved.  Safetykitten   Mar-19-11 10:17 AM   #38 
  - Burn!  NoTimeToulouse   Mar-20-11 10:55 AM   #45 
  - Better up that a few hundred billion  daleo   Mar-20-11 04:39 PM   #49 

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