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So tell me, if the current debt is around 17T and Obama added 6T of that, how is that 'more than all other Presidents combined?' I don't watch MSNBC but I do remember my second grade arithmetic.
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According to the inflation calculator (), you're wrong. The equivalent to 14000 in 2007 is about 15500. Given where it was after the 2008 Cra**** a miracle that it's that close to the 2007 level without massive inflation. Inflation from 2007-today is about 10%, which is half of what it was from 2000-2007.
14,000 is not worth as much as it was in 2007 but it's not "nowhere near" that, since inflation has been quite low. The equivalent would be about 15,500, an inflation rate of about 10%. Which is HALF of what the inflation rate was between 2000 and 2007, to put things in perspective.
If the government is taking tax money from illegal aliens, and it most certainly is, then they should be entitled to the same tax benefits (and penalties) as anyone else who pays taxes. And the amount of money the government takes in from illegals is FAR greater than the child care benefit.
The illegals are here...more
Why is it that when a poor sap takes out a loan he can't afford he's an idiot who is responsible for pulling down an otherwise sound economy, but the bank or mortgage company that wrote the loan is innocent? The poor sap had an exit strategy, actually. He took out a no-down-payment, interest-only loan in the hope that ...more
Hey, a deal is a deal. We got the increase in 2009. If the formula stiffs us now, so be it.
Just don't try privatizing it out from under us to balance the budget while the people who can best afford it bask in their Bush tax cuts. Like I said, a deal is a deal. If the country could afford tax cuts in 2001, i...more
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