Graph of the Day for August 22, 2010

"It was under Mr Bush that the deficit spiralled out of control as we fought an unnecessary and endless $3,000bn war in Iraq..."  James Carville, the Financial Times."The Iraq adventure has seriously weakened the U.S. economy, whose woes now go far beyond loose mortgage lending. You can't spend $3 trillion -- yes, $3 trillion -- on a failed war abroad and not feel the pain at home."  Linda J. Bilmes and Joseph E. Stiglitz, The Washington Post.(Read Full Post)