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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

debt train

The Rs are proposing that we reduce this year's deficit by 60 billion dollars. The Ds propose that we reduce it by 6 billion. To put these proposals in perspective keep in mind that the deficit (one year) is about 1.6 trillion. That is 1,600 billion.

So. Imagine we are on a runaway train that is going 160 miles per hour and you have two engineers. One proposes to slow the train by 6 miles per hour and the other proposes to slow the train by 6/10 of one mph.

What should we do?

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