Sometime in the next 24 hours we will be switching European Tribune over to a new layout. This will involve a little downtime and no doubt some teething troubles. Do not adjust your set. - Colman

I didn't check the sums in question and probably included a top of the head estimate of the total of the current national debt added as a result of actions under Bush 43, which included debt resulting from authorized spending not covered by the tax cuts for the wealthy and the expenses incurred late in that administration and continuing into Obama's administration necessitated by the response to the GFC/GCF - the economic dump that was the outcome of the fecklessness that came to a head in the late summer of 2008.

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Jan 11th, 2013 at 12:49:43 PM EST
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