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« Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 634 -- Fiscal Responsibility. | WILLisms.com | Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 636 -- Hands Off Health Care. »

Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 635 -- "Record" Budget Deficits.

No End In Sight-

During the Bush administration, we heard a lot from Democrats about "record budget deficits," a myth which really only became true after they took overwhelming majorities in the House and Senate.

Now, those "record" deficits of the Bush years look like fiscal paradise.

There is a bubbling revolt happening right now in this country against card check, cap & trade, Obamacare, and a host of other left-wing initiatives. It makes sense that people would reject trillions in new government programs when we have these enormous budget gaps.

The Heritage Foundation's Federal Spending by the Numbers 2009 has a ton of important numbers to consider:

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Their graphs are much larger, so go take a peek at them.

Obamacare and cap & trade never really made sense, but they would represent especially poor policy in a major recession, as our tax revenues are plummeting and our spending and debt are skyrocketing.

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Previous Trivia Tidbit: Fiscal Responsibility.

Posted by Will Franklin · 4 August 2009 10:17 AM

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