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The Debt Star We're Building

scJazz Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 6:02 PM
continuing... One of these Wars was thrown in Afghanistan. A country that the Mongols, USSR, China, Pakistan, British Empire, etc. couldn't subdue. Way to go on paying attention to 1500 years of History. The other in Iraq, a country that Reagan and Bush 1 actually gave a bunch of debt/deficit money to supporting and building the Army we would blow up not once but twice! WTF?!? Then we have Obama, he does suck I know that, but given the last 32 years of History... exactly what would imply that Republicans could (WANT) to do any better? The only thing holding us back from the Abyss is the TEA Party! Insisting that small Fed government actually means, serious, no gimmicks, reductions in real annual spending!

January 27, 2013

“No,” said the Obama Administration.

The cold, curt, cruel answer no doubt stung the tens of thousands of Americans who had petitioned the White House to support their idea for a new and important job-creating federal program. But as far as President Barack Obama is concerned, the federal government shan’t build a Death Star.

So, why not? Paul Shawcross, a budget official, noted the prohibitive cost, estimated at $850,000,000,000,000,000. (I wonder how much the estimate cost.)

“We’re working hard to reduce the deficit, not expand it,”...

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