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  1. 10 Nov '09 20:55
    http://keithhennessey.com/2009/11/04/inherited-deficits-fallacy/

    The inherited deficits fallacy

    Posted on November 4th, 2009 by kbh

    Budget Director Peter Orszag spoke at NYU yesterday, a speech titled “Rescue, Recovery, and Reining in the Deficit.”

    I wrote a super-long post yesterday, but it was too much. So today I respond to the headline-inducing element of the speech. Tomorrow I will post a longer point-by-point response to the rest of his speech.

    Warning: my tone in this post is a smidge more aggressive than usual. Director Orszag’s speech fired me up.

    Here is the part of the Director’s speech that got the most attention:

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  2. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    10 Nov '09 20:57
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    Warning: my tone in this post is a smidge more aggressive than usual. Director Orszag’s speech fired me up.

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    We hereby consider ourselves warned.

    Let's do it.