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October 2012 Deficit Bigger Than October 2011

kmattson Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 3:41 AM
much less from congress and the whitehouse. The only way to win now is to give it all to him, so they find out IT WONT WORK, and they were idiots, HUNGER IS A STRONG TEACHER, cold nights with no home is as well. and no way up from that through government handouts that are all GONE WITH THE JOBS, will wake them up for decades.

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...