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The Deficit Is Down and the Deficit Hawks Are Furious
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deficit, budgets, republicans, news, media, military, dishonesty, democrats, government, usa )

- 193 days ago -
Not only is the deficit down sharply from its levels of 2009 and 2010, when it was near 10 percent of GDP, it is below the levels that even the deficit hawks had targeted back in those years.
Shhhh! It's a Secret!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deficit, economy, GOP lies, maddow, media bias, videos )

- 196 days ago -
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The Fleecing of America By Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fleecing, syphon, money, Israel, war, crimes, corrupt, congress, senate, cowards, AIPAC, politicians, American, deficit, Israel, US, treasury, bilking, taxpayers, war crimes, crimes, against, humanity, human, rights, tie, aid )

- 270 days ago -
While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.
Should We Kick the Can?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Budget, Deficit, Economy )

- 806 days ago -
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Open Thread-1/24/2013
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Deficit, DINOs, Filibuster, GOP Lies, InsaniTEA, Maddow, Video )

- 820 days ago -
TomCat's blog from Politics Plus Yesterday there was no blog as TC had to dismantle his computer so that a heating repairperson could look into his leaking radiator. Of course it was a fiasco but in true TC form, he reassembled his station so he's up.
Obama to Financial Cliff -- Bring It On
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Deficit, Unsustainable spending, irresponsiblility, Debt, Barack Obama, Obama, Obama Administration, Democrats, Broken Promises, Profligacy, Unsustainability, Budget )

- 916 days ago -
This by itself should cost him the election. The guy is perfectly willing to kick off a new recession (not that we're truly out of the last one) because the Republican House will only give him 98% of the tax policy he wants instead of 100%.
Obama Claims He's Fourth Best President Ever - Simply Laughable!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, politics, government, democrats, republicans, u.s., congress, economy, jobs, unemployment, interesting, news, polls, 2012, business, stimulus, national-debt, debt, deficit, america, americans, campaign-2012, ethics )

- 1221 days ago -
After destroying the rest of the American economy, tripling the national deficit, blowing another trillion failed stimulus dollars and nearly doubling U.S. unemployment numbers ... Lincoln?, Washington?, ... You've just got to be kidding us Mr. President!
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Cut the Deficit By Ending Government Animal Abuse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deficit, animal abuse, wild horses and burros, chimpanzees, abuse )

- 1296 days ago -
End taxpayer funded abuse: Chimpanzees in Labs: $300 mil; Wild Horses and Burros: $172 m; Animal Testing: $500 m; Lethal Predator Control: $110 million.
Howard Dean On Tax Deal: 'A Short-Term Washington Fix' Filled With Easy Promises
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deficit, tax cut, tax deal, social security tax, obama, socialsecurity, dishonesty )

- 1594 days ago -
Howard Dean declared, "It does nothing about this biggest long-term threat to America, which is the deficit...somebody needs to do something about the long-term problems to this country. It is not in this bill."...easy to promise everybody tax cuts...
End Bush Tax Cuts For The Rich - SIGN UP FOR NATONAL CALL-IN DAY/Nov. 16
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, deficit, tax cuts for the rich, national debt, social justice, economic justice )

- 1621 days ago -
ACTION: $700 billion more for millionaires? Or fix the country? Congress will decide this month. TrueMajority / USAction is teaming up with Other 98% to make it go the right way. Let's turn our lame-duck Congress into a MIGHTY-DUCK Congress
1 Million Reasons the Millionaire Bailout Is a Bad Idea
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, bailout, propaganda, politics, deficit )

- 1626 days ago -
Republicans want to extend the Bush tax cuts for the top 2% permanently--a millionaire bailout. This is where you can submit a reason--or five--explaining why bailing out millionaires is a terrible idea. Have fun with it.

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