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  •  really ? I seem to remember hoover being very (3+ / 0-)
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    concerned with government spending at a time when the economy was doing very poorly.

    just like Obama.

    who believes in cutting SS, medicare and deficits when the economy is doing very poorly.

    AND HAS BEEN FOR YEARS.

    big badda boom : GRB 090423

    by squarewheel on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 08:33:13 AM PDT

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    •  You're confusing FDR and Hoover (0+ / 0-)

      Kind of hard, I know, but you are.

      FDR switched to austerity too soon. Hoover attempted at abandon austerity too late.

      Fortunately, FDR had the ability to back off austerity, and then had WWII.

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