blogenlust
10.25.2004

D is for Fucking Huge Deficits


Whatever you do, don't connect the dots. Bush Signs $136 Billion Corporate Tax Cut (10/22/2004)
WASHINGTON Oct 22, 2004 — President Bush showered $136 billion in new tax breaks on businesses, farmers and other groups Friday, quietly signing the most sweeping rewrite of corporate tax law in nearly two decades.
Increase in War Spending Sought (10/26/2004)
The Bush administration intends to seek about $70 billion in emergency funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan early next year, pushing total war costs close to $225 billion since the invasion of Iraq early last year, Pentagon and congressional officials said yesterday.
First President to call for tax cuts during a time of war. Ever.