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March 30, 2010

Dear Deficit Commission, It's Not Hard

-- by Dave Johnson

Dear Deficit Commission,

It's not hard to figure out why we have a huge deficit. It's so easy I don't have to use words. Here are some pictures:

Bill Clinton raised taxes on the rich. Bush cut them.

Now, about that huge national debt...

That second chart kind of explains itself.

The third chart can help you find a place to get some money:

(Note: There is no more Soviet Union.)

In case that isn't clear enough, try this:

Let me know if you still have any questions.

This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture. I am a Fellow with CAF.

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Posted by Dave Johnson at March 30, 2010 6:32 PM


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