The federal government is a horrific burden on private enterprise. For Fiscal Year 2009, almost 1/2 of the money spent by the Obama administration will be borrowed. The FY 2009 deficit is 4 times larger than any other deficit budgeted by any other president.
"Obama budget projects record deficits and borrowing"
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php? … leId=12491
"CBO: Obama's Proposed Budget Would Require Trillions in Borrowing"
http://www.californiahealthline.org/Art … are+Reform
They won't. It's like a giant game of musical chairs. Each politician puts off making a decision hoping the problem will break on the following generation. When that happens, the US will follow every other nation who has devalued their currency and defaulted on their loans. Of course then, nobody would lend to us, which isn't a bad thing because we're like a chocoholic on a binge right now in a chocolate factory. When the enormity of what's been put over on us finally reaches the consciousness of the mass, the result will be terrifying. It's my belief that the excesses of the French Revolution won't hold a candle to what's coming. Unlike most, I hope it happens soon because the longer the wait, the longer the fall.
by lady_love1586 years ago
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/CBO-Obama … amp;ccode=You can bet if the CBO says Obamas numbers are off by 2.3 trillion the REAL numbers are at least double THAT! This president this " spectator in...
by crankalicious3 years ago
What do you think of this "factoid":Every Democratic president since Jimmy Carter left a smaller deficit than he inherited (including Obama).Every Republican president since Dwight Eisenhower left a bigger...
by Ralph Deeds4 years ago
Paul Krugman:" Back in 2010, self-styled deficit hawks — better described as deficit scolds — took over much of our political discourse. At a time of mass unemployment and record-low borrowing costs, a time...
by Doug Hughes6 years ago
My Hat's off to Steve Benen for this column from which I post a portion."1980: Ronald Reagan runs for president, promising a balanced budget 1981 -1989: With support from congressional Republicans, Reagan runs...
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