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After Obama

Jack 486 Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 11:44 AM
While I agree with you that he won't be missed, I think time will prove that the man almost single-handedly destroyed the United States of America.

We can imagine what lies ahead in 2017 -- no matter the result of either the 2014 midterm elections or the 2016 presidential outcome.

There will be no more $1 trillion deficits. About $10 trillion will have been added to the national debt during the Obama administration, on top of the more than $4 trillion from the prior eight-year George W. Bush administration. That staggering bipartisan sum will force the next president to be a deficit hawk, both fiscally and politically.

In addition, there will be no huge new federal spending programs -- no third or fourth stimulus, no vast new...