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« Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 878 -- Democrats Propose Only One Dollar In Spending Cuts For Every Fifty Dollars In New Spending. | WILLisms.com | Early Voting Locations In Texas. »

Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 879 -- Congress Ratchets Up Spending.

Spend, Spend, Spend-

In just two years, Democrats have ratcheted up spending 21.4%:

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Spending rolled in for the year that ended September 30 at $3.45 trillion, second only to 2009's $3.52 trillion in the record books.

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Once again domestic accounts far and away led the increases. Medicaid rose by 8.7%, and unemployment benefits by an astonishing 34.3%—to $160 billion. The costs of jobless insurance have tripled in two years. CBO adds that if you take out the savings for deposit insurance, funding for all "other activities" of government—education, transportation, foreign aid, housing, and so on—rose by 13% in 2010.

As for the deficits, the 2010 total was $1.29 trillion, down slightly from $1.42 trillion. That's a two-year total of $2.7 trillion, or more than the entire amount during the Reagan Administration, when deficits were supposed to be ruinous. Now liberal economists tell us that deficits are the key to restoring prosperity.

Republicans were thrown out for spending too much. Democrats cranked up that spending into overdrive. There is a clear choice in 2010. Vote Republican.

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Previous Trivia Tidbit: Democrats & Republicans Are Different On Spending.

Posted by Will Franklin · 12 October 2010 09:44 AM

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