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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Obama Debt Trumps Bush in Half the Time

March 21, 2012

The numbers don’t lie — Obama is the debt champion! George W. Bush, with the dot-come bubble, 9/11 and its aftermath, two wars, a new prescription drug entitlement to Medicare, along with everything else which goes with a two-term presidency, amassed a national debt of $4.9 trillion under his two terms. Barack Obama broke that [...]

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Paul Ryan’s Path to Fiscal Sanity

March 21, 2012

During the 1990s, people were concerned with the $4 trillion debt we ran up while winning the Cold War (and after the Democrats reneged on their 1982 promise to reduce spending).  Back then, the debate between the first Republican Congress in forty years and the Clinton Administration was whether our country could balance the budget [...]

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