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Subject:  Re: The Working Class Date:  11/13/2012  6:30 PM
Author:  TerryMcK Number:  110916 of 173128

October 1, 2008 (four years a ago) was the beginning of Bush-II's last budget year. October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009 added 1.885 trillion to the national debt. Note: Bush-II was not a Democrat.

On February 18, 2011, the GOP House passed their first spending bill, and from then until now 2.120 trillion has been added to the national debt


Nice try.

In the first part you want to blame spending on the President, while the Dems controlled both the House & Senate.

In the second part you would rather blame the House, while the Dems held the Senate & Presidency.

As previuosly stated, there may be a case for spending prior to 2006, but after that, it's more on the Dems. And there is no greater obstructionist than Harry Reid.
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