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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Surprise! Three-fourths of recent reduction in the federal debt has been in spending cuts!
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
Jan. 9, 2013 12:10 p.m.





Don’t tell your Republican friends about THIS; it’ll only confuse them:

When it comes to most of the major political disputes in Washington, congressional Republicans insist Democrats focus on reducing the debt Republicans built up during the Bush/Cheney era. It underpins everything from the budget fight to the debt ceiling to efforts to expand public investments.

What the debate tends to ignore is the debt reduction that’s already happened. Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger  reportedyesterday that since the start of 2011 fiscal year, President Barack Obama “has signed into law approximately $2.4 trillion of deficit reduction” over the next ...

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