QUESTION...Who is the first President in our nations history to have a 1 trillion $ deficit ...if you guessed obama you would be correct .... he's also had the second ....the third and the forth. There has not been a fifth one ....yet but if obama is re elected there will be. 4 trillion $ plus budget deficits in a row and in that time the democrats have failed to pass or in the case of the democrat controlled senate even propose a budget.
President Obama: The Biggest Government Spender In World History
The U.S. has never before had a President who thinks so little of the American people that he imagines he can win re-election running on the opposite of reality. But that is the reality of President Obama today.
Waving a planted press commentary, Obama recently claimed on the campaign stump, “federal spending since I took office has risen at the slowest pace of any President in almost 60 years.”
Peggy Noonan aptly summarized in last weekend’s Wall Street Journal the take away by the still holding majority of Americans living in the real world:
UPDATED“There is, now, a house-of-cards feel about this administration. It became apparent some weeks ago when the President talked on the stump – where else? – about an essay by a fellow who said spending growth [under Obama] is actually lower than that of previous Presidents. This was startling to a lot of people, who looked into it and found the man had left out most spending from 2009, the first year of Mr. Obama’s Presidency.