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Obama: Anti-Founders Debt-Accumulating Spendthrift (Part 1 of 2)

David488 Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 7:54 PM
I guess facts have no place in your logic. "...enacting policies you disagree with is "government running amok." Perhaps other voters disagree with you, which is why Obama is in office in the first place." A) Increasing the National debt by 50% in 3.5 years IS running amok. B) A "stimulus" package that failed on every level- except to make big biz richer- is running amok. C) How are the banks thanking us? By giving record bonuses to CEOs, foreclosing on everyone they can, and even pizzing away 2 billion on a foolish gamble (JP Morgan). That IS running amok. Pull your head out of the sand and read an economics book.
In 2007, when I began writing my New York Times best-seller "Black Belt Patriotism," unemployment was less than 5 percent; the annual federal budget was about $2.9 trillion; the federal deficit was $161 billion; and the national debt was $9 trillion.

Today unemployment is stuck at 8.2 percent; the federal budget is $3.8 trillion; the national deficit is $1.3 trillion; and the national debt quickly is approaching a staggering $16 trillion.

And to add insult to injury, our vassalage to other countries deepens as they bankroll increasing amounts of U.S. debt, and more than 50 percent of our public debt is held by...