February 19, 2009
Who Are the Big Spenders?
How can any Republican complain of Obama's spending habits or complain about his stimulus, given the way Republicans spent "the last eight years"? Well, I'm going to tell you exactly how.According to the newspapers and TV news, Republicans have no leg to stand on when it comes to spending. President Bush spent more than President Clinton did. He waged an imperial, unnecessary war that sent spending out of control. The Republicans spent more on bailouts than the Democrats did.President Obama made these sentiments clear, as reported by the Kansas City Star ."It's a little hard for me to take criticism from folks about this recovery package after they've presided over a doubling of the national debt... What I won't do is return to the failed theories of the last eight years that got us into this fix in the first place."Time for some reality checks.Myth. Our national debt doubled in the last eight years.Fact. Nope, no matter how you...(Read Full Article)