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Great: The Federal Government Borrows 46 cents Out of Every Dollar it Spends

RGR24 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 1:16 PM
How exactly would the left have fixed it during a Republican administration. Brooksley Born tried desperately to open up the Fed to shine a light on the dark and inintelligle transactions that were going on and she was not only ignored by Bush's love interest Friedman, but she was fired for trying to fix it. Do a little reading, look it up.

After all of his seemingly endless campaign stops and harsh rhetoric about the rich not paying "their fair share," it turns out that the president’s proposed tax hikes on “the rich” will only raise enough revenue to run the government for about eight days. But that doesn’t really matter, of course, because it’s all about “fairness.” In other words, if Washington lawmakers are serious about reducing the federal deficit -- as they claim to be -- the real solution is that they must stop borrowing and spending money we don’t have. We cannot carry on like this indefinitely: