|President-elect Barack Obama will enter office in January facing an unprecedented budget deficit that will probably top $1 trillion, more than twice the previous record, further limiting his maneuvering room as he tries to boost the beleaguered economy and follow through on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of campaign promises, according to estimates by congressional officials and budget analysts.
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Margaret Bassett passed away August 21, 2011. She was a treasured member of the Opednews.com editorial team for four years.
Margaret Bassett--OEN editor--is an 89-year old, currently living in senior housing, with a lifelong interest in political philosophy. Bachelors from State University of Iowa (1944) and Masters from Roosevelt University (1975) help to unravel important requirements for modern communication. Early introduction to computer science (1966) trumps them. It's payback time. She's been "entitled" so long she hopes to find some good coming off the keyboard into the lives of those who come after her.
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