Bush presidency turns $128b surplus into $490b deficit

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    Bush presidency turns $128b surplus into $490b deficit
    source: U.S. Deficit to Reach Record $490 Billion in 2009 (Update3) - Bloomberg

    Using slight of hand that would be sure to make Houdini green with envy, the Bush Administration has managed to turn a $128 billion surplus into a $490 billion deficit. That's right, In just eight short years the nation's collective bank account has taken a $618 billion swing for the worse.

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