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The DNC in Five Numbers

ProgressiveInd Wrote: Sep 09, 2012 11:31 AM
If you knew the facts contradicted your statement, would you believe it? Or would you ignore it to justify your presumed assumption. Fact: Bill Clinton two terms = 365 executive orders George Bush two terms = 291 executive orders. Obama as of Aug 31 2012 = 140 executive orders. (count them. 10 per page, 14 pages) The difference between Repubs/Dems Vs. Progressives? Progressives care about nuance and facts over party talking points. We are happy to change our opinion in the face of facts.

Now that the Democratic National Convention is in the rearview mirror, let's evaluate it by the numbers.  I believe the conference can be summed up in five:

(1) 16,000,000,000,000 - Just as the DNC was scheduled to kick off on Tuesday, the national debt clock clicked over to the staggering and dangerous sum of $16 Trillion.  More than $5 Trillion of that total has accrued under President Obama, and a top administration official has testified that the White House has no plan to restore the national debt to a position of...