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Under Obama Federal Spending has increased less than all administrations since Eisenhower

President Barack Obama - Betting on America

A Facebook friend forwarded this article yesterday from Forbes Magazine written by Rick Unger back in May. The headline in caught my attention. Who Is The Smallest Government Spender Since Eisenhower? Would You Believe It’s Barack Obama? I thought; this is just to good to pass up. I was right. While TEA Partiers, Congressional Republicans, and presidential…

Obama Weekly Address: “It’s Time Washington Acted as Responsibly as Our Families Do”

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WASHINGTON – President Obama used his weekly address to preview his budget saying that it will help the government live within its means, while still investing in the future.  In addition to stripping out waste, his budget includes a freeze on annual domestic spending over the next five years—even for programs he cares deeply about—which…

Obama Weekly Address: Keeping Promises

From the White House blog. In the Weekly Address this morning, President Obama explains how the budget he sent to Congress will fulfill the promises he made as a candidate.  On fiscal responsibility, a fair tax code, a clean energy economy, real health care reform, and education, this budget sets out a new vision for…