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originally posted by: CriticalStinker
a reply to: JAGStorm
I think both parties are great at adding to the deficit... It pretty much trends up equally no matter which party holds office.
Trump doesn't look to be helping it.
def·i·cit /ˈdefəsət/ Learn to pronounce noun the amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is too small.
synonyms: shortfall, deficiency, shortage, undersupply, slippage; More an excess of expenditure or liabilities over income or assets in a given period. "an annual operating deficit" (in sports) the amount or score by which a team or individual is losing. "came back from a 3–0 deficit"
But didn't Clinton raid the Social Security coffers to balance the deficit with the promise of paying the money back once we were at a surplus