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"The deficit is $16,000,000,000,000!"

#11mystic belmontPosted 4/23/2013 2:22:40 PM
Didn't Cheney mentioned something about deficits not mattering.
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#12Superlnfinity45Posted 4/23/2013 2:35:59 PM
If I had a trillion dollars for every time I heard about this so-called massive debt... wait...
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#13AceVanquishPosted 4/23/2013 2:46:13 PM
I only ever heard Jon Stewart make this mistake.
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#14CountPopeulaPosted 4/23/2013 2:47:40 PM
mystic belmont posted...
Didn't Cheney mentioned something about deficits not mattering.


Yeah, I think it had something to do with cutting taxes because of how bad paying off the national debt would be...
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#15IamvegitoPosted 4/23/2013 3:20:00 PM
John Maynard Keynes.
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#16Heineken14Posted 4/23/2013 4:32:16 PM
From: AceVanquish | #013
I only ever heard Jon Stewart make this mistake.


No you haven't.
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#17yXvScootalooQwzPosted 4/24/2013 5:48:07 AM
As if the difference would make it any less severe? LOL
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#18TheRealJiraiyaPosted 4/24/2013 5:52:18 AM
yXvScootalooQwz posted...
As if the difference would make it any less severe? LOL


Uh.. the difference is HUGE. If our deficit was that big our problems would be WAY, WAY worse
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#19cnekans(Topic Creator)Posted 4/24/2013 6:05:15 AM
yXvScootalooQwz posted...
As if the difference would make it any less severe? LOL


It's like you're not even trying anymore.

A $16 trillion deficit is a much more pressing problem than a $16 trillion debt.


Since deficit is yearly, and debt is cumulative.
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#20765351Posted 4/24/2013 6:17:32 AM
it's f***ing semantics so who cares. you KNOW what they mean
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