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Thu., April 2, 2009, 10:01 a.m.

Thursday’s Loose Thread

The GOP has released a more detailed federal budget proposal. Mounting deficits in that one, too ($6 trillion in borrowing over 10 years).  Yes, those deficits are smaller than Obama's, but to accomplish that the government would have to slash health and welfare programs in a way it didn't when the GOP was in charge and end stimulus spending.

Are deficits a given as we climb out from this hole? The two major parties seem to think so. How about you?

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Gary Crooks
Gary Crooks joined The Spokesman-Review in 1997. He is editor of the Opinion section and a member of the Editorial Board.

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