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Old 07-03-2007, 08:24 AM   #26
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Default Re: United States of Debt ...

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it's a correlation, nothing more.

In the late 90's, the balanced budget proposal was written & introduced by the newly elected majority republicans. Clinton acquiesced & signed then took all of the credit. It appears that the AMAZING tech boom & subsequent tax revenue may be the major contributor to the short term surplus situation. If I'm wrong, I'd like to see what Clinton did to create the surplus situation.

P.S. - republicans have actually raided S.S. trust fund before & after Clinton. It's a shame.
Regardless, the deficit is out of control & is on course to destroy this country in the next 50 - 75 years if not corrected.

As far as Clinton personally. He is brilliant, communicates masterfully & did some good things for this country. I hope our future presidents have some of these attributes.
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