Five “Super Congress” debt-cutting myths

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September 19, 2011
Our Future Blog
by Dave Johnson  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"The country just went through the 'debt ceiling' fight. Republicans threatened to force the country to default on its debts, forcing Democrats to agree to a 'Super Congress' tasked with taking trillions of dollars out of the economy. But the very things that caused the borrowing -- tax cuts for the rich, doubling the military budget, financial collapse and resulting lack of good-paying jobs -- are largely 'off the table' in the discussion of how to fix the borrowing." [editor's note: Still amazed at how clearly some progressives can analyze a problem ... yet still recommend bigger government power as the solution - SAT] (09/19/11)  

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