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When Big Deficits Became Good

John2038 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 8:29 AM
I you really think we are not taxed enough then do your part to correct this. Pay double your taxes to the govenrment. But I suspect you mean that the government doesn't take enough of other people's money to satisfy your greed. Would you please explain how it could be "fair" for one person to have more of the money he/she earned taken by the government than from anyone else? Finally, back up your claim that "they" musdt have "cheated us poor people" to have "billions of dollars worth of anything." Considering your standard of living, just how, and by whom, have you been "cheated??

As a senator and presidential candidate, Barack Obama said that he detested budget deficits. In 2006, when the aggregate national debt was almost $8 trillion less than today, he blasted George W. Bush's chronic borrowing and refused to vote for upping the debt ceiling: "Increasing America's debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that 'the buck stops here.'"

In 2008, Obama further blasted Bush's continued Keynesian borrowing: "The problem is, is that the way Bush has done it over the last eight years is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our...