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Old 12-16-2009, 07:35 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by FafnerMorell View Post
In fairness, Bush and the Republican controlled congress period of the mid 2000s did little to help pay down the debt. There's always some excuse for the government to grow spending, and it's been easy to borrow money.

While Obama's taken it to whole new levels, eventually the piper is going to come due. Also scary is that one of the leading causes (supposedly) of the current financial crisis is the Fed Reserve leaving interest rates so low after the 2001-2002 recession - and now it's doing the same (only even more so).
Oh, I'm not giving Bush a pass. Hell, I'm not even giving Reagan a pass. But Obama and his mates make all the others look like Pikers.
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