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Obama's Ludicrous Self- Portrait as a Budget Hawk

Chef M. from WA. Wrote: Jun 15, 2012 9:36 AM
There was no budget surplus. Not to mention the fact that even with a raised deficit under Reagan, 20 million jobs were created, the tax cuts created 1/2 trillion in revenues and Wall street was booming historic gains. Every President has spent more than we should have as a country, however, Obama has excelled that beyond rational leadership.

I saw it with my own eyes on a video clip that Sean Hannity played. At a speech in Baltimore, President Obama laughingly dismissed the notion that he is responsible for our nation's current spending orgy. Seriously.

Sporting a wide grin, Obama said, "I love listening to these guys give us lectures about debt and deficits." He must think this subject is a real knee-slapper. He continued: "I inherited a trillion-dollar deficit. We had a surplus; they turned it into a deficit, built in a structural deficit that extends for decades. ... We signed $2 trillion in spending cuts into law....