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Pelosi: We Don't Have a Spending Problem

Always Learning Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 11:51 PM
PD: I just don't hang around to chat on bulletin boards. Here's one CBO document from 2011 claiming that year's deficit had $340B due to the recession. http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/10-04-Portion_of_Deficit_Due_to_Cyclical_Weakness.pdf I'm trying to find the $400B for 2012 projection. I had put it away.

The latest bit of fiscal denialism from a high priestess of the pro-science "reality based community," via yesterday's Fox News Sunday:
 


 

“We have to make a judgment about what -- how do we get growth with jobs, that is where the real revenue comes from. You don’t get it by…cutting your education and cutting back on investments in science and National Institutes of Health, food safety, you name it. So, it isn’t as...