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Subject:  Re: CBO budget outlooks are not reliable. Date:  10/14/2012  12:25 PM
Author:  MadCapitalist Number:  648761 of 749401

CBO is explicit about what the assumptions are, though.

arrete


Yeah, but the predictions are worthless if the assumptions are not reasonable. Politicians use these predictions in making their political arguments. It is just a tool to further deceive citizens, who aren't going to analyze the studies.
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