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Subject:  Re: Facts are stubborn things Date:  11/29/2012  11:58 AM
Author:  crassfool Number:  1840953 of 1932795

PeterRabit says

Reagan's amazing achievement was to increase the national debt as much as during the Civil War with only the invasion of Grenada to help him along.

Clinton (and the Republican Congress) managed to stem the red ink, but that effort ended with the election of George Bush II.

So what caused us to pile up 16 trillion dollars in debt? Reaganomics, Bush tax cuts, and two unfunded wars.

Facts are stubborn things.


Or, as Reagan himself put it, "Facts are stupid things."
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