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Hillary Clinton railed against Donald Trump on everything from wages and immigration to paid family leave and his business dealings in a wide-ranging speech to union members here Monday.
"He could bankrupt America like he's bankrupted his companies," Clinton warned during remarks at the Service Employees International Union's annual convention. "Ask yourself: how could anybody lose money running a casino? Really."
Hillary Clinton Calls Trump a 'Bully' Who Threatens Economy
I don't understand how anyone could think it is a good thing to put Bill Clinton back in the White House, in a position of power.
No matter how good people believe that a president was, there are term limits for a reason. To allow a former president to continue in power through family seems wrong. This situation would be different than just someone's son or brother, or even wife, taking on the position (although that seems to pushing the limits as well). This would be blatantly putting a former president back in power again.
Are we creating royal hierarchies? Are the same families going to keep handing down power and maintaining control of the country?
originally posted by: UnBreakable
a reply to: Profusion
....and if she puts Bill in charge of the economy like she threatened last week, he could f#ck the economy like he f#cked those other women.
The Clinton years showed the effects of a large tax increase that Clinton pushed through in his first year, and that Republicans incorrectly claim is the "largest tax increase in history." It fell almost exclusively on upper-income taxpayers. Clinton’s fiscal 1994 budget also contained some spending restraints. An equally if not more powerful influence was the booming economy and huge gains in the stock markets, the so-called dot-com bubble, which brought in hundreds of millions in unanticipated tax revenue from taxes on capital gains and rising salaries.
Clinton’s large budget surpluses also owe much to the Social Security tax on payrolls. Social Security taxes now bring in more than the cost of current benefits, and the "Social Security surplus" makes the total deficit or surplus figures look better than they would if Social Security wasn’t counted. But even if we remove Social Security from the equation, there was a surplus of $1.9 billion in fiscal 1999 and $86.4 billion in fiscal 2000. So any way you count it, the federal budget was balanced and the deficit was erased, if only for a while.