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It’s easier to blame those we elect than ourselves

By Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:
Let’s do the boring stuff first!
Using last year’s figures, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and national defense accounted for 61.6 percent of federal spending. Add interest on the national debt and 67.3 percent of the federal government’s spending for last year is accounted for. Of all the dollars spent last year, 36 percent were borrowed!

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