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Reuters reports on the latest Congressional Budget Office findings, which show a 200 billion dollar increase in the projected long-term deficit compared to reports just six months ago. I'm sure this will be attacked and trumpeted by the two candidates in the next couple weeks.
Bush blames the 2001 recession, the costs of the aftermath of Sept. 11 and the war on terror for the growing budget shortfall.

Yeah, I'm sure the tax cut didn't do anything at all to reduce our total budgetary inputs. Do you suppose the politicians who run our country can even balance their checkbooks?

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Sep. 8th, 2004 05:24 am (UTC)
Come on. Do you know how long it's been since either of them have had to do simple arithmetic? They have people on staff specifically for that. They're the ones you never get introduced to but always see hanging around the periphery in the TV shots, just in case some reporter shouts out, "Mr. Kerry, Mr. Kerry... what's the square root of 242?"
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