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Deficit at Record High With a Month Left

With one month to go in the 2004 federal budget year, the government recorded a deficit of $436.9 billion thus far, the Treasury Department reported Monday. That's 9 percent larger than the $400.5 billion shortfall for the corresponding period last year. From Oct. 1, 2003, through August, spending has totaled $2.11 trillion, up 5.9 percent from the same period a year ago. Revenues came to $1.67 trillion a 5.2 percent increase from a year ago.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2004/09/13/628171-ap.html

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Bush is #1! Bush is #1!

*sigh*

Dan

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Re: Bush is #1! Bush is #1!

Hooray! Four more years of BLOODY MARY.

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Re: Deficit at Record High With a Month Left

Bush's spending is bad but it's nothing compared to what Kerry promises to spend...

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Kerry can't spend without consent of the Republican controlled congress.

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(NT) (NT) Re: Hi Mandy. And very true
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I think you've hit on a great Bush campaign slogan!

"Our guy is pretty darn bad, but your guy will probably be even worse!"

I like it!

Devil

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Re: I think you've hit on a great Bush campaign slogan!
Our guy

Don't include me in "our". I support Michael Badnarik. Since I know he won't win I work to keep Kerry out so you could really say I'm in the ABK crowd.

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