List of reelected GOP Presidents since WW2 Who Doubled the National Debt

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    1) Reagan

    2) Bush
     
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    oops...
     
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    That doesn't count because debt does not matter if a Republican is President
     
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    So the debt added under Democrats doesn't count? My debt is better because it's not as much as your's interesting logic it's kind of like saying it's better to drown in 18 feet of water instead of 20.
     
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    And Democrats don't care about debt when the President is a Democrat.

    Simple enough solution. Balanced budget amendment.
     
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    LOL, no doubt!
     
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    This pretty much describes the republicans and their "fiscal responsibility":

    "In 1976 I was impressed with Ronald Reagan’s program and was one of the four members of Congress who endorsed his candidacy. In 1980, unlike other Republican office holders in Texas, I again supported our President in his efforts.

    Since 1981, however, I have gradually and steadily grown weary of the Republican Party’s efforts to reduce the size of the federal government. Since then Ronald Reagan and the Republican Party have given us skyrocketing deficits, and astoundingly a doubled national debt. How is it that the party of balanced budgets, with control of the White House and Senate, accumulated red ink greater than all previous administrations put together? Tip O’Neill, although part of the problem, cannot alone be blamed.

    Tax revenues are up 59 percent since 1980. Because of our economic growth? No. During Carter’s four years, we had growth of 37.2 percent; Reagan’s five years have given us 30.7 percent. The new revenues are due to four giant Republican tax increases since 1981."

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    so if obama takes a ten trillion dollar debt and doubles it to 20 you'll be fine with it cause Boooosh done it? what a fucking moron.
     
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    And the public debt? Obama's budget doubles it, according to the CBO projections.


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