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Overspending Caused the Deficits
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At the Tax Foundation blog, Scott Hodge takes on the “urban legend” that the Bush tax cuts are the cause of the current deficits. Drawing on a Congressional Budget Office review, Hodge argues that higher spending is the biggest cause of the deficits, responsible for about 44 percent of the overhang. He then presents these graphs: 

He has the Bush tax cuts generating 16 percent of the deficits. 

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