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The economy hasn't been in the pooter for five years. More like one and a half.

I thought the tea parties were about out of control government spending.

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I thought the tea parties were about out of control government spending.

They are, but you and I both know this wouldn't be happening if everyone wasn't worried about their job, their mortgage, etc.

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By far the biggest increases in spending and government debt happened under the Bushes and Ronnie.

The only recent decrease in both? Clinton.

Republicans always campaign on lower spending and spend like sailors on furlow when they get elected.

Of course changing your campaign promises only is a problem when you hang out with Jews and don't go to church.

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By far the biggest increases in spending and government debt happened under the Bushes and Ronnie.

The only recent decrease in both? Clinton.

Republicans always campaign on lower spending and spend like sailors on furlow when they get elected.

Of course changing your campaign promises only is a problem when you hang out with Jews and don't go to church.

Spending went up every single year of the Clinton administration, despite the military cutbacks started during the Bush I administration. The smallest increase during the 90's occurred in the 1992/1993 budget.

It was Bush I's tax increases along with military cutbacks that created the budget surplus. Clinton gets credit in the media, but Bush I deserves more credit. Of course, the thing that balanced the budget (tax increases) also cost him his job.

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Spending went up every single year of the Clinton administration, despite the military cutbacks started during the Bush I administration. The smallest increase during the 90's occurred in the 1992/1993 budget.

It was Bush I's tax increases along with military cutbacks that created the budget surplus. Clinton gets credit in the media, but Bush I deserves more credit. Of course, the thing that balanced the budget (tax increases) also cost him his job.

People on the left also conveniently forget the election of 1994 and what the "Contract With America" did to Clinton's grandiose schemes.

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The biggest thing about Bush's taxes increases is he made such a ballyhoo about never making tax increases.

He dug his own grave there.

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The biggest thing about Bush's taxes increases is he made such a ballyhoo about never making tax increases.

He dug his own grave there.

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Liked it so much you had to say it twice eh? ;)

I agree, but in fact if he hadn't said it in 1988, he stood a much greater chance of losing. He should have waited till after the 1992 elections to raise taxes. Then the economic expansion that occurred in the 90's would likely have been credited to Bush senior.

And its likely that shrub would not have been president in 2000.

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Liked it so much you had to say it twice eh? ;)

I agree, but in fact if he hadn't said it in 1988, he stood a much greater chance of losing. He should have waited till after the 1992 elections to raise taxes. Then the economic expansion that occurred in the 90's would likely have been credited to Bush senior.

And its likely that shrub would not have been president in 2000.

I was still a preteen when Bush raised taxes, but I thought congress had more to do with that than Bush.

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I was still a preteen when Bush raised taxes, but I thought congress had more to do with that than Bush.

It was actually a long process, that involved a lot of compromises from democrats and republicans in congress and the white house. And Conservative Republicans were not happy that Bush compromised, especially when he didn't lessen or remove the Capital Gains tax.

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How did we get stuck with Bush vs. Gore in 2000 and Bush vs. Kerry in 2004?

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we were stuck with Bush vs. Kerry in 2004 because of one simple word.

EYAIEH!!!!!!!!!!!

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