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Math vs. Romney’s Irrational Exuberance

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The Romney/Ryan campaign’s post debate excitement seems to be a case of what former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan might call irrational exuberance. As with the math they have used to support their tax and budget plans, their figures just don’t add up.

Republican Deficit Hawks Should Call for End of Bush Tax Cuts

Quick. What’s the biggest drain on our federal budget?  Two wars off the books? TARP and other federal bailouts? The stimulus?  According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the answer can be found in the Bush Tax Cuts which benefitted the wealthiest 1 percent of all Americans and proved anemic at job growth and economic…