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April 13, 2011

Speaker Boehner's Office: Hey, You Have To Remember That $352 Million Compounds Over Time

Yeah.

I love this argument people trot out -- our tiny cuts actually get bigger over time.

You know what else that's true for?

The $1.5 trillion deficit.

If $352 million will become $300 billion over time, whatever shall $1.5 trillion become?

Or does the bad stuff not compound?

By the way, if you were hoping the CBO was making this up, and that Boehner would contradict it -- based on the emails between Red State and his office, it seems confirmed and accepted.

They want credit for the $38 billion in future spending authority they did cut, for example.



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