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While I much prefer my proposal for health care, Increasing the size of the deficit during this period of deficient aggregate demand should not be the reason for rejecting or accepting the proposed health care act.
Deficit myths have moved the discussion off point.
August 5, 2009 – Scrap Health Care Reform If It Adds To Deficit, U.S. Voters Tell Quinnipiac University National Poll; Voters Disapprove Of Obama’s Handling Of Health Care
American voters, by a 55 – 35 percent margin, are more worried that Congress will spend too much money and add to the deficit than it will not act to overhaul the health care system, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today. By a similar 57 – 37 percent margin, voters say health care reform should be dropped if it adds “significantly” to the deficit.