Straight Talk on the Federal Budget Deficit

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Some little-known facts about the federal budget deficit: It grew slower than was expected just a few months ago, stimulus spending accounts for only a small sliver of its total, and the leading health care reform proposal would provide coverage for most uninsured Americans without adding a penny to its total. The U.S. economy has lost 6.7 million jobs in the past 19 months as private spending has collapsed.

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The one which surprised me most is how many jobs h... by Margaret Bassett on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2009 at 2:23:13 PM