|From||Lee Lofaso||2:203/2.0||Date Write||2018-02-02 05:12:20|
|To||Bill McGarrity||0:0/0.0||Date Arrived||2018-02-02 07:20:20|
|Subj||No Peace Possible|
>> One of the good things that does stand out in my memory is that Bill
>> did balance the budget under his presidency.
BA>> Democrats have been claiming that for decades. In point of fact the
BA>> national debt increased in every single year of CLinton's presidency.
BA>> Therefore, spending must have exceeded revenues and the budget
BA>> demonstrably was NOT balanced
BM> It's a well documented fact the US govenrnment ran under a surplus from
BM> between the years 1998-2001. Now this is not overlooking the Congress was
BM> held by the Republicans but the truth is at that particular time the
BM> government was taking in more than it was speding during that fiscal year
BM> to operate the government.
Hence the need to elect another Southerner as president.
Mayor Mitch Landreiu of New Orleans would be a great choice,
especially given his lack of orange hair.
BM> The debt is something totally different. One must take into account the
BM> interest that debt is accruing, which, if you look at things objectively,
BM> we'll never cover so if we go by your standards, why even have a budget?
You have to spend money to make money. Preferably other people's
money. And to think, Republicans do it so well ...
Get Her Wet Here
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