24 March 2009

Bush Vs. Obama- Projections

"But I inherited this mess!"
It's another lie:

(Via Instapundit.)
Think we're not bankrupt?
(Remember, those are BILLIONS, with a "B"!


John said...


Do you know if either of those sets of figures include the cost of the Iraq war, which Bush didn't put in the budget and Obama has pledged not to hide? I looked at the link you referenced but didn't readily see the source of the figures.

The cost of the war is presently in the ballpark of 600B, which if added to the figures on the left would greatly change the visual impact of the chart.

(Not being a smarta**, just asking the question; if you could provide more info I would like to read it)

Greybeard said...

I don't know the answer to that question John, and you're right, it's worth pursuing. But I'm damned tired of the lies...
Saying he inherited this mess from President Bush when we've had a democrat congress for 2 years plus now!
Who controls the purse strings?


Greybeard said...

I just went back and read the comments to the projections John, and it's an Apples/Apples illustration.

cary said...

Hate to break it to you, but the really LONG red lines are in trillions, with a capital T.