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Subject:  Re: Here's your chance: Balance the Fed budget Date:  1/1/2007  11:22 PM
Author:  Dwdonhoff Number:  200132 of 603841

Heh....

Your New Budget

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Budget Totals
Old budget was $3747.36 billion
($2672.527 billion in spending, $1074.833 billion in tax expenditures and cuts).
New budget is $2022.35 billion
($1433.15 billion in spending, $589.2 billion in tax expenditures and cuts).

You have cut the deficit by $1725.01 billion.
Your new deficit is $-1324 billion.

Oops!
You've cut so much that the federal budget now contains a substantial surplus. Many economists warn that this budget may help induce or prolong a recession, and ordinary citizens demand a refund. You might want to cut taxes or raise spending.



How can this be???? A healthy government that is spending less than it makes "CAUSES" a recession? What crack is being smoked, and who's not sharing it?!?!?!!
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