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The Kingdom of Fairness

Rick 2811 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:30 AM
Because Obama promised to cut the deficit in half in his first term, now our biggest economic problem, and didn't is precisely why Obama cant'/shouldn't be trusted with anything else. It's one of his many broken promises that cannot be ignored. And I'd bet most who voted for him had absolutely no knowledge of any of his broken promises let along the biggest one. They never will know until the news media they watch tells them. There's about as much chance of that happening as Ed Asher having sex with Eva Longoria...oh wait !

We are still borrowing more than $1 trillion a year. Barack Obama has added more than $5 trillion to the national debt in just his first term alone. Such massive borrowing is unsustainable. Someone somehow at some time has to pay it back.

Obama would agree. He once alleged that George W. Bush's much smaller deficits were "irresponsible" and "unpatriotic." Obama himself vowed to cut the budget deficit in half by the end his first term. Instead, Obama's annual deficits have never gone below $1 trillion.

Three ways to establish a long-term trajectory toward a balanced budget were under...