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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Keep saying the same thing over and over again doesn't make it true. Bls doesn't show the 22 million jobs created by Clinton but again what does that have to do with the thread topic. Didn't Obama inherit a AAA Credit rating from Bush?


    The comparison should have been this: Job growth through Clinton two terms was 22.7 million. Through Bush’s two terms, it was 1.1 million.

    PolitiFact Ohio | Sherrod Brown touts job growth during Clinton presidency vs. Bush

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Didn't Obama inherit $10T in debt created by big spending repiblicans like bush*?

    Clinton raised taxes and created 22 million jobs and a growing economy. bush* cut taxes and destroyed millions of jobs and the economy
    Yep, and Bush inherited a 5.7 trillion dollar debt from Clinton. So does that justify Obama adding 4 trillion to the debt in less than 3 years?

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

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    if a corporation gets preferential tax treatment for it's fleet of private jets, those are tax loopholes one must fight to the death to preserve!
    Corporate Jet Tax Gets Six Obama Mentions, $3 Billion Estimate - Bloomberg

    leadership, anyone?

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

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    The comparison should have been this: Job growth through Clinton two terms was 22.7 million. Through Bush’s two terms, it was 1.1 million.

    PolitiFact Ohio | Sherrod Brown touts job growth during Clinton presidency vs. Bush
    So why did Clinton lose the Congress in the 1994 elections?

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Yep, and Bush inherited a 5.7 trillion dollar debt from Clinton. So does that justify Obama adding 4 trillion to the debt in less than 3 years?
    Didn't bush* inherit an economy that was growing and turn it into an economy that was shrinking and shedding jobs?
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    Justice Thomas' opinions consistently contain precise, detailed constitutional analyses.
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    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

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    So why did Clinton lose the Congress in the 1994 elections?
    Umm, Clinton wasn't running for congress in 1994
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    Justice Thomas' opinions consistently contain precise, detailed constitutional analyses.
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    the vast majority of folks that need healthcare are on Medicare.. both rich and poor..

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Didn't bush* inherit an economy that was growing and turn it into an economy that was shrinking and shedding jobs?
    No, we went into recession in March 2001 so that is what Bush inherited

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    But even then, our revenue is insufficient to maintain a reasonable deficit.
    then you're gonna have to cut deeper cuz there's not enough money on the planet

    U.S. funding for future promises lags by trillions - USATODAY.com

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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

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    No, we went into recession in March 2001 so that is what Bush inherited
    bush* took office in Jan of 2001. It only took him 2 months to start destroying the economy
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    Re: United States loses its AAA Credit rating from S & P

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Yep, and Bush inherited a 5.7 trillion dollar debt from Clinton. So does that justify Obama adding 4 trillion to the debt in less than 3 years?
    Obama says the deficit was on track to top $1 trillion the year he took office

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    In a televised address to the nation on July 25, 2011, to discuss the pending deadline on the debt ceiling, President Barack Obama​ laid out his version of how the deficit situation got to where it is. And Obama placed much of the blame at the feet of his predecessor, George

    PolitiFact | Obama says the deficit was on track to top $1 trillion the year he took office

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