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letters | race for the white house

Voters have choice: Get back on track or drown in debt

A sign carried by a girl at a Tea Party rally bore a haunting message: I am only 7 years old, and I am already $50,000 in debt. In less than four years, the debt has increased $5.5 trillion. It continues to grow at more than $1 trillion every year, and $3 billion every day, with no end in sight.

Politicians are buying our votes by expanding entitlements and saddling future generations with our debt. Every American should be appalled at this kind of fiscal irresponsibility and recklessness.

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