Despite Strong Economy, Federal Deficit Soars

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  1. Baff

    Baff Well-Known Member

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    I don't think the left will be able to politically capitalise on Trumps heavy borrowing.
    I don't think they enjoy the credability to argue economics convincingly. Especially not to an electorate in an economy that is currently booming.

    It's down the right to hold him to account on this one.
     
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  2. Iriemon

    Iriemon Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    That was because of the Great Recession caused by the housing bubble.

    Now the economy is doing well and we don't need to be borrowing a Trillion a year. In fact, it borders on criminal negligence to do so.

    And do you oppose donald's $1,000B+ deficits?

    Or are you one of the many conservatives who only pretend they are against deficits when there is a Democrat in office?
     
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  3. Giftedone

    Giftedone Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    I do not think we are going to run a 1.5 Trillion dollar deficit for the year. I believe much of the deficit spending has already been allocated.

    What this also means is that there will be little nitrous oxide left in the tank for q3 and q4.

    Good grief .. I hope we do not run a 1.5 Trillion dollar deficit for the year .. deficits at that level going forward would be catastrophic.
     
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  4. Iriemon

    Iriemon Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    What hypocrisy. Conservatives spent 8 years ranting and raving about deficits when Obama was in the WH.

    But not a peep since donald was selected.

    And he claims Dems "don't enjoy the credibility".

    Being conservative is easy when you can be a rank hypocrite.
     
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  5. Chuck711

    Chuck711 Well-Known Member

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    Surprised ? Trump has no backbone............. He should have shut it down
     
  6. Baff

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    A hypocrisy equally matched by Democrats will to criticise him on this.

    It's up to the right to hold him to account on this, because the left can't.
     
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  7. Denizen

    Denizen Well-Known Member

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    Be careful what you suck.
     
  8. Denizen

    Denizen Well-Known Member

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    Please relay that opinion to your POTUS.
     
  9. Denizen

    Denizen Well-Known Member

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    That portends that another flip flop is coming.
     
  10. Denizen

    Denizen Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to buy my own money printing press to help the government out.
     
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    LiveUninhibited Well-Known Member

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    Only now the money is being spent on... making the largest military even larger and having millionaires keep more of their millions? Debt well spent... If we're lucky, the 4.1% GDP growth will be more than a temporary burp before the debts start crushing us.
     
  12. Iriemon

    Iriemon Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    All we get from the RW is a great sucking sound of silence for anything donald does.
     
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    Jestsayin Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Another bad day Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms Bean?
     
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  14. Texas Republican

    Texas Republican Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    We need to cut the federal government immediately. 10% across the board ... Medicare, Social Security, the military, etc.

    All of it.
     
  15. Zorro

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    We are 560 days into Trump's first term and the Federal Debt has increased exactly $1,365,976,925,760.30

    In Obama-The-Unfortunate's final 560 days, the Federal Debt increased exactly $1,795,383,544,874.90

    Trump-The-Magnificent has slowed the growth in the Federal Debt by 24%

    https://www.treasurydirect.gov/NP/d...tYear=2015&endMonth=08&endDay=03&endYear=2018
     
  16. Baff

    Baff Well-Known Member

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    All we get from the LW is a great farting sound of vacuous wind for anything Donald does.
     
  17. Surfer Joe

    Surfer Joe Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    trump will bankrupt the US like he did his own companies if allowed to do so.
     
  18. fmw

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    Sorry, I don't get involved in politics at all. I just watch it for entertainment and comment on it. You will have to relay that yourself.
     
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    straight ahead Well-Known Member

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    Because liberals spend too much money.
     
  20. squidward

    squidward Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like 2009-2017, when you had a stiffy praising the same stuff
     
  21. Bluesguy

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    What am I supposed to be complaining about?
     
  22. Bluesguy

    Bluesguy Well-Known Member Donor

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    And you defended them so why aren't you defending Trump's?
     
  23. Denizen

    Denizen Well-Known Member

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    An over-abundance of lies and BS from Donald Trump.

    Burgeoning government deficits and national debt.

    Conspiracy and collusion.

    Obstruction of justice.

    A cabal of grifters, cheats, their followers, and swamp creatures in the White House.
     
  24. Distraff

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    A rightly not worried about government spending? Just as surprising.
     
  25. Jestsayin

    Jestsayin Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    You apparently have reading comprehension problems.
     

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