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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.


    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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