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chelsea0011 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-13-11 12:44 PM
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13. Oh no. Certainly not now.
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  -Didn't we have Medicare, Medicade, and Social Security the last time we had a balanced budget? chelsea0011  Jul-12-11 07:50 PM   #0 
  - I don't believe we had any wars going at the time either..  Fumesucker   Jul-12-11 07:51 PM   #1 
  - you know you are right now that you mention it. funny how no one ever brings that up  ejpoeta   Jul-12-11 08:10 PM   #2 
  - Elephant in the room  Hydra   Jul-12-11 08:25 PM   #3 
     - how odd that a program that we pay into and get out of is a black hole  ejpoeta   Jul-13-11 06:08 AM   #9 
  - Those are the drivers of the future budget breakers. That is why we are talking about raising el  dkf   Jul-12-11 09:43 PM   #4 
  - Pelosi is right, though, that these programs should be dealt with as separate items  chelsea0011   Jul-13-11 06:01 AM   #8 
     - You really think they will?  dkf   Jul-13-11 09:53 AM   #11 
        - Oh no. Certainly not now.  chelsea0011   Jul-13-11 12:44 PM   #13 
  - There is one other thing that is different  starroute   Jul-12-11 09:48 PM   #5 
  - We now have two Bush wars, and Bush tax cuts for the wealthy.  The Gunslinger   Jul-12-11 09:53 PM   #6 
  - +1  JHB   Jul-13-11 06:10 AM   #10 
  - SS had a surplus then  alc   Jul-12-11 10:07 PM   #7 
  - Of course. To have them in the deficit conversation simply means  mmonk   Jul-13-11 09:57 AM   #12 

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