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October 2012 Deficit Bigger Than October 2011

Drifter33 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:02 AM
His mission is "single-payer health care", pure and simple. He is willing to have us all endure untold pain until his mission is accomplished. It's that simple. And, once the federal government is in control of YOUR health, it is in full control of YOU. --Do you smoke? --You'll be fined for it. --Like to "bungee jump"? Not anymore, you don't. That's "risky" behavior; we can't afford to cover you for it. --Don't like to exercise? Too bad. Exercise, or be fined. --Hate broccoli? --Not anymore, you don't. You LOVE it; we, your government, said so. "Totalitarians". That's who the democrat party has become. Pure top-down totalitarians.

The October 2012 U.S. budget deficit has increased compared to the budget deficit of October 2011. In October 2011, we saw a deficit of $98.5 billion and October 2012 shows a $120 billion deficit according to the Treasury Department.  This number comes more than 2000 days since Senate Democrats introduced a budget.

To put this into perspective, let's look at President Obama's most recent argument for raising taxes on those making more than $250,000 per year.

Democrats countered that the one-year savings from ending the cuts for the rich may not be much, but that...