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GOP Deficit Lies Could Foment A Second Great Depression

ShortFormContent at Blogger: Answering GOP "Obama Has Proposed Nothing" Meme:

'via Blog this'

To tackle the deficit
all things must be on the table
and the savings must be real and long term
To generate the income necessary to
pay down the debt
we badly need more stimulus now
particularly to rehire all those cops
and teachers laid off during the
Almost Depressiuon

These thing said
we have the spectacle of the GOP
under their Big Lie
of Deficit Reduction
1. Refusing to raise taxes
2. Robbing Peter to Pay Paul
3. Refusing compromise period

GOP deficit talk is phony

We will tackle the deficit only when both sides agree
Until then we are gambling against the clock

Conclusion

The GOP may be fomenting a Second Great Depression



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