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Old 09-10-2010, 08:04 PM
 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/11/bu...html?src=busln

^This article makes some great points. The Bush tax cuts were supposed to create jobs and thus create revenue for the government, enabling the national debt to be paid off in 4 years. Yet as we know, that did not happen. Less than 4 million jobs were created during the 8 year Bush presidency, compared to 20 million under Bill Clinton and 15 million under Ronald Reagan.

Will politicians have the courage to do the unpopular, responsible thing and let taxes go up?
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