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October 2012 Deficit Bigger Than October 2011

Marie150 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 5:43 PM
or Fire all government workers and put them on welfare. They will not be as expensive or cost do as much harm. The government only makes waste.
SouthrnBelle Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 6:00 PM
Does this include all Republican politicians, fire fighters, police officers, soldiers, air traffic controllers and teachers?

THIS is why your Party is staring into the abyss.

Complete and total stupidity!

What an idiot.
Marie150 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 5:44 PM
They will not be as expensive or do as much harm.

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...