Obama's Spending and the Dog That Didn't Bark

Sometimes the most important thing to notice is a void.  Inspector: "Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?" Sherlock Holmes: "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." Inspector: "The dog did nothing in the night-time." Sherlock Holmes: "That was the curious incident..."   Silver Blaze   Arthur Conan Doyle In the case of spending by the Obama administration, the "dog that didn't bark" is the U.S. Senate, which has refused to pass a budget since 2009.  Why would the Senate, with their guy in the White House, do this, or, as with the dog in the night, not do it?  Therein lies a tale. First, let's look at the spending of the Obama administration:     Table         Federal Spending                 Obama Administration   (and last year of the Bush...(Read Full Article)