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bbinacan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 07:34 PM
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2. 14 trillion in debt?
I'd say by any measure, there's a spending problem.
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  -'we don't have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem' spanone  Apr-14-11 07:31 PM   #0 
  - It's a shame that Dems, including the prez, have bought into the narrative...  polichick   Apr-14-11 07:34 PM   #1 
  - 14 trillion in debt?  bbinacan   Apr-14-11 07:34 PM   #2 
  - $13 trillion of it rung up after Reagan cut corporate taxes...  Octafish   Apr-14-11 07:36 PM   #3 
  - And about 3 Trillion  bbinacan   Apr-14-11 07:38 PM   #4 
     - Yes, after the Bush 2 tax cuts were allowed to continue.  Octafish   Apr-14-11 07:56 PM   #10 
  - +1  Zywiec   Apr-14-11 07:42 PM   #6 
  - That's part of it ... THREE WARS is a helluva lot of spending  Bake   Apr-14-11 07:48 PM   #7 
  - They don't seem to get that. Three wars and Tax Cuts - it makes no sense?  emulatorloo   Apr-14-11 08:07 PM   #12 
  - And  notesdev   Apr-14-11 08:11 PM   #13 
  - Returning to the tax levels of 1957 would yeild over 700 billion - the first year!  grahamhgreen   Apr-14-11 09:10 PM   #15 
  - and somehow it is the "entitlements" NOT the WARS that are the problem.  peacebird   Apr-14-11 07:40 PM   #5 
  - No what the R's did was they took a pay cut then they decided that it was a good ideal to get out  mrcheerful   Apr-14-11 07:49 PM   #8 
  - the wars are ridiculous  orangeapple   Apr-14-11 08:27 PM   #14 
  - Well, we DO have a spending problem. Spending TWO BILLION  OwnedByFerrets   Apr-14-11 07:55 PM   #9 
  - I take issue with your number....  Bigmack   Apr-14-11 09:20 PM   #16 
     - You are correct....I was using the number which indicates how  OwnedByFerrets   Apr-15-11 08:09 AM   #17 
  - Mighty fine pile of 'Horse Apples' you got there. If you're a Repug...  Tyrs WolfDaemon   Apr-14-11 08:04 PM   #11 
  - If you're a Repug, you'd be calling it "Reaganomic Souflee" and scarfing it up with glee.  HughBeaumont   Apr-15-11 08:21 AM   #19 
  - You don't think the money spent on Defense is obscene?  KittyWampus   Apr-15-11 08:14 AM   #18 
 

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