03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Giuliani: Our Economy "Is The Last Best Hope Of Humanity"

During the Republican presidential debate Tuesday, Rudy Giuliani told the audience that America has the "strongest economy on earth, it is the last best hope of humanity."

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Republican presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani quarreled over tax and spending cuts Tuesday, each claiming greater commitment than the other in a debate in the nation's struggling manufacturing heartland.

The government "is spending money of future generations and those yet to be born," added Fred Thompson, making his debut on a debate stage after a late entry into the race. He said future retirees should receive smaller Social Security benefits than they have been promised.