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Where was all this concern with budget deficits and the national debt when Ronald Reagan and the two Bushes were president? Am I the only one to see hypocrisy in a political party that sees nothing wrong with waging war at will with no thought of the cost while demanding budget cuts in domestic spending programs important to the well-being of deserving Americans to pay the costs of recovery from natural disasters?

The Republicans do not really care about deficit spending. If that were the case, they would not have approved of the tax cuts under Reagan at the same time as he was ramping up defense spending, which resulted in easily predictable increased deficits under his watch. The same would have been true of the George W. Bush tax cuts and wars of convenience. As long as the money is being spent to further goals they are pursing, be…

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About Denise A Romano

Denise A Romano is the author of The HR Toolkit: An Indispensable Resource for Being a Credible Activist, published by McGraw Hill in 2010. She is a workplace expert and has a strong interest in government, business, workplace, and personal ethics. She can be found on LinkedIn. View all posts by Denise A Romano

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