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  •  That's because Obama put the obscene (0+ / 0-)

    ...wars ON budget, instead of slamming it to the debt like Bush did.


    A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. -- Groucho Marx

    by Pluto on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 03:11:23 PM PST

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    •  Actually no. (1+ / 0-)
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      The additional spending on defense is less than 1% of GDP not 6%.

      It would have been great for the US to have been fully out of Iraq and Afganistan by now, but that is not the reason for the rapid rise of government spending.

      The most important way to protect the environment is not to have more than one child.

      by nextstep on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 04:23:41 PM PST

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