I have been very critical of Obama for following Bush’s bankster bailout policies. And I thought his reliance on Robert Rubin & the RR Choir (Summers, Geithner, et. al) was ill advised.

But I don’t understand those on the far right who seem to believe that deficits were created on January 20th, 2009.

Consider this chart — it shows the National Debt as a percentage of GDP. Its pretty telling:


National Debt Graph

click for larger chart

Chart courtesy of zFacts.com

See also
Government debt explosion hits turning point

Category: Politics, Taxes and Policy

Please use the comments to demonstrate your own ignorance, unfamiliarity with empirical data and lack of respect for scientific knowledge. Be sure to create straw men and argue against things I have neither said nor implied. If you could repeat previously discredited memes or steer the conversation into irrelevant, off topic discussions, it would be appreciated. Lastly, kindly forgo all civility in your discourse . . . you are, after all, anonymous.

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