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25 Jun 2006, 01:02
Contrary to the charges made by some of its opponents, the provisions of the new deficit-reduction law for indiscriminate cuts in the federal budget are justified. Opponents should remember that the New Deal pulled this country out of great economic troubles even though some of its programs
were later found to be unconstitutional.

The opponents could effectively defend their position against the authorâ€™s strategy by pointing out that
(A) the expertise of those opposing the law is outstanding
(B) the lack of justification for the new law does not imply that those who drew it up were either inept or immoral
(C) the practical application of the new law will not entail indiscriminate budget cuts
(D) economic troubles present at the time of the New Deal were equal in severity to those that have led to the present law
(E) the fact that certain flawed programs or laws have improved the economy does not prove that every such program can do so
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25 Jun 2006, 01:05
E...

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27 Jun 2006, 00:49
Clear winner E

The author cites evidence from the past to justify something in the future.
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27 Jun 2006, 01:03
Contrary to the charges made by some of its opponents, the provisions of the new deficit-reduction law for indiscriminate cuts in the federal budget are justified. Opponents should remember that the New Deal pulled this country out of great economic troubles even though some of its programs
were later found to be unconstitutional.

The opponents could effectively defend their position against the author’s strategy by pointing out that
(A) the expertise of those opposing the law is outstanding
(B) the lack of justification for the new law does not imply that those who drew it up were either inept or immoral
(C) the practical application of the new law will not entail indiscriminate budget cuts
(D) economic troubles present at the time of the New Deal were equal in severity to those that have led to the present law
(E) the fact that certain flawed programs or laws have improved the economy does not prove that every such program can do so

E, obviously
the logic of the author is flawed by drawing a weak analogy between two things, E directly points this out
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27 Jun 2006, 10:32
E holds.
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27 Jun 2006, 11:43
E is clear winner.
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27 Jun 2006, 23:47
A - not supported by the argument
B-is irrelevant
C-does the support the opponents
D-does not validate thier argument.
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28 Jun 2006, 04:36
E for me too. Its is clearly stating the flaw in argument
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28 Jun 2006, 08:07
yup. It's E.
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11 Jul 2006, 10:52
E for me too.. time for OA.
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