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what a load...any reasonable review of the budget (not the 'headline crap' in the papers) will show the defence / dhs budget takes the lions share of your tax dollars. But wait...if we get rid of the Department of Education we can save 1/2 cent on taxes AND have less intelegent students.....

Depends what you mean by "the lion's share".

And anyway, the deficit isn't half the total budget. (Unless you tell the truth about Social Security and Medicare liabilities, that is - but both of those are in the scope of things not authorized by the Constitution.)
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