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Study: "Debt Problem Began Four Decades Ago"

OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:17 PM
I DEMAND TO BE FED, CLOTHED AND HOUSED... YET AM A DYSFUNCTIONAL ... who offer his/her vote to any politician that will accommodate me via that above... and do so to standards far beyond that within other nations. (waving overhead their vote-card)... do I have any takers ??? Over there... I see many raised hands of democrats and republicans !! WOO HOO !! Danged... I've got vote-power here in this dysfunctional hand. Now.. can I get more freebies from these fools... while growing my number... and distracting them from such by railing against 'discrimination', racism' and every fools favorite... 'lack-of-opportunity' and 'social-justice'. Thanks MLK... for all the blessing you brought about since 1965 that has collectively cost...
Dyadd Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:23 PM
So? Just offer them a better deal.

And please don't blame MLK he did not have the power to do anything. Google LBJ.
OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:36 PM
Dyadd... read my posts below to learn that MLK and Jesse Jackson among others goaded LBJ to implement those infamous Great Society Programs that first appeared in 1965.

You say... "just offer them a better deal"... and I say... just what might that comprise ???
OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:20 PM
... this "racist-nation" an amount exceeding today's National Debt.

Now... keep the freebies coming... and make no demands of me (I'll scream 'racism' if you do) while I meander down to the well-fair and food stamps office.

First however... I will contact my local street drug dealer and also see if your home in the suburbs is unoccupied via my Obamahone.
A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reminds Americans that, contrary to the narrative that huge deficits and debt are merely a recent product of the Great Recession, the problem began over forty years ago.

Daniel Thornton, the St. Louis Fed's Vice President and economic adviser, finds what conservatives have been saying all along is true: it's steadily increasing government spending, not a lack of tax revenues, that's causing all of this.

[A]fter 1970, both revenues and expenditures increased on average relative to the previous two decades; however, revenue increased marginally while...
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