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What the GOP and Corporate Media Are Hiding: The Public Debt Is Putting More Cash in Your Pocket

The media is hoodwinking us into buying the Right's deficit hysteria -- they're not telling us the real story.

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And while the dominant deficit narrative sets us up mostly for spending cuts, if there was the same emphasis on any of those real-world causes for the debt, it would lead to different, and far more progressive approaches to the issue: cutting defense spending, restoring at least the Clinton-era tax rates on the wealthy and making deeper reforms to our overpriced health-care system.

Put simply, we're being conned. So, whatever you do, don't buy into the media-driven hysteria.