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American amnesia


As we consider the present Republican candidate, in fairness and accountability, let us remember.

George W. Bush entered office facing a surplus and left behind a huge debt. His war is estimated to cost around $1,500,000,000,000 – all borrowed and blessed by all Republicans.

During the Bush years millions of jobs were lost. Romney and Bain were ending jobs here and moving their bank accounts off shore.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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