I thought I published this back in February — somehow, it didn’t take.
A ‘Lean Budget’ From Bush Cuts Mainly at Home
Trims in Domestic Spending, Growth in Defense Promise Scant Change in Deficit
JOHN D. MCKINNON and JACKIE CALMES
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, February 8, 2005; Page A1
Jobs-data-palooza continues, with an analysis of the jobs data for each Presidential term, by Global Insight (via WSJ).
Note that most Presidents tend to get too much blame and take too much credit for economic gaisn and losses. That said the WSJ reported that "Bush gained jobs during his first term but in percentage terms, his job
creation record compares poorly to that of almost every previous presidential
term for which comparable data is available, according to research firm Global
Three charts show how the present administration is faring vis-a-vis past Presdients: