lördag 8 september 2007

Clinton Yearns for Husband's Economy

"A large part of the Clinton legacy is higher taxes on Social Security benefits, and Hillary has made it clear that she intends to pay for her policy proposals by increasing taxes for Americans of all ages."

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton wistfully recalled her husband's presidency on Friday, saying the Bush administration had squandered the nation's economic strength under Bill Clinton to fund tax cuts for the rich and the war in Iraq.

'Just seven years ago we had a balanced budget and a surplus and we had a plan to ensure Social Security's solvency until 2055,' the presidential contender and former first lady told thousands of senior citizens attending an AARP lifestyles forum. 'Now we have been set back, by endless deficits.'

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