Originally Posted by chiefzilla1501
It doesn't change the fact that you tried to copy-cut-paste an argument to fit what we are talking about.
The economy didn't crash because of government spending. If anything, they weren't active enough in regulating financial markets as the private sector started gambling with derivatives and in protecting consumers from horrible lending practices.
They just replaced older regulations that worked for new ones that didn't.
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