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Subject:  Re: Facts are stubborn things Date:  11/29/2012  3:39 PM
Author:  DufusGoneSplat Number:  1841008 of 2015700

Yes, facts are stubborn things. More stubborn facts:

1) We haven't had a budget surplus when Democrats controlled Congress since 1969.


And we haven't had a budget surplus with a GOP president since Eisenhower in 1960.


2) The Democrats controlled the House in every year of Reagan's Presidency and controlled Congress in 2 years.

In Reagan's 1982 budget, Congress, including the GOP controlled Senate spent 103.12% of Reagan's request