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Corrente If you have "no place to go," come here! http://www.correntewire.com/node/32953/atom.xml 2014-10-25T21:32:32+00:00 http://www.correntewire.com/the_insanity_isnt_the_deficit_spending_its_claiming_that_the_governments_budget_is_like_a_household_ 2012-04-24T00:09:28+00:00 2012-04-24T00:12:08+00:00 The Insanity Isn't the Deficit Spending; It's Claiming That the Government's Budget Is Like A Household Budget! letsgetitdone

It's a trope with our politicians, including the President, his likely Republican opponent Mitt Romney, and an emerging third party candidate over at Americans Elect and NoLabels, Pete Peterson's long-time Sancho Panza, David Walker. The trope says that the Government is just a family, even though it's a very big one, and that, like any family, it has a “household” budget, called the Government budget.