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Subject:  Re: Facts are stubborn things Date:  11/29/2012  9:04 AM
Author:  goofnoff Number:  1840893 of 1976935

The Reagan deficit is even worse in reality than on paper.

You have to remember, Reagan jacked up the payroll tax rate and used the increased revenue to make his numbers look better. His successors continued the ploy. The Republicans only mentioned the fact during the Clinton Administration.

Most amusing.

Now the righties, who spent the SS fund on war toys, are trying to pretend SS is in a deficit. The balack hole in the budget isn't entitilements. The black hole is headquarted in Arlington.
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