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(The Daily Dolt)   Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa. Now researchers are saying that running massive long-term deficits is somehow a BAD thing? We tell ya, we gotta plead ignorance on this thing   (thedailydolt.com) divider line 11
    More: Obvious, Vincent Reinhart, Kenneth Rogoff, public debt, advanced economies, Carmen Reinhart, deficits, National Bureau of Economic Research  
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2012-06-18 01:17:14 PM
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Ob:

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2012-06-18 05:47:48 PM
1 votes:

paygun: Yeah but if someone else ran up a huge debt it's not your fault when you make it worse.


That's no way to talk about Reagan and George H. W. Bush.
2012-06-18 05:08:58 PM
1 votes:

EnderWiggnz: LasersHurt: MFL:

Oh, just "grow the economy." Well why didn't anyone say so.

yup, just grow the economy, and while you're at it paint those white roses red.

(hint: when in a period of recession, or depression, there is exactly ONE economic theory that's been shown to work... )


Oh oh - he should also cure cancer and effectively develop cold fusion. That would be swell. I mean, that's all he has to do.
2012-06-18 04:58:39 PM
1 votes:

LasersHurt: MFL:

Oh, just "grow the economy." Well why didn't anyone say so.


yup, just grow the economy, and while you're at it paint those white roses red.

(hint: when in a period of recession, or depression, there is exactly ONE economic theory that's been shown to work... )
2012-06-18 04:42:41 PM
1 votes:
MFL:

Oh, just "grow the economy." Well why didn't anyone say so.
2012-06-18 04:14:13 PM
1 votes:

bdub77: Two things will fix the deficit problem:

1) cut taxes
2) invade Iran

Romney 2012. Robots are good at math.


Don't forget:
3) DEREGULATE ALL THE THINGS!
2012-06-18 03:36:45 PM
1 votes:

colon_pow: screw it.
just print more money.
we want our free shiat.


Your deep understanding and expression of the issues is impressive.
2012-06-18 02:02:18 PM
1 votes:

Goodfella: But I was told that if I spend way more money every year than I make that somehow my debt will magically vanish.


If it doesn't it means you're not spending enough.
2012-06-18 01:37:40 PM
1 votes:
The same researchers later published a study that found a strong correlation between going hungry and being poor, and have suggested that people eat more food to improve their economic status.
2012-06-18 12:00:51 PM
1 votes:

bdub77: Two things will fix the deficit problem:

1) cut taxes
2) invade Iran



While I'm against each step individually you sold me with the combination.
2012-06-18 10:39:38 AM
1 votes:
Two things will fix the deficit problem:

1) cut taxes
2) invade Iran

Romney 2012. Robots are good at math.
 
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