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It’s fine to talk—eventually—about chronic deficits and mounting debt. But now that our government is up and running again, the nation’s first priority should be economic growth.
The biggest problems we face are unemployment, stagnant wages, slow growth and widening inequality—not deficits. The major goal must be to get jobs and wages back, not balance the budget.
Who will pay this piper? Four years of terrible trade deficits—and this year is the historical worst. | story
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