There Won't Be Any Changes With Barack Obama In Office
by James Glaser
January 8, 2009

Barack Obama might have run his campaign on promises of change, but he is going to do the same thing George Bush did, fight wars, and try to spend our way to prosperity.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing with concern to "red ink as far as the eye can see," President-elect Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to tackle out-of-control Social Security and Medicare spending and named a special watchdog to clamp down on other federal programs — even as he campaigned anew to spend the largest pile of taxpayer money in history to revive the sinking economy.

According to the Congressional Budget Office, last year's deficit was $455 billion and this year's will be $1.2 trillion. So, with "red ink as far as the eye can see," President-elect Barack Obama is talking about spending another $775 billion on his stimulus package.

Washington has been spending like a drunk sailor for the last eight years, and Barack Obama is saying "set up another round," and he will continue with the same.

For years now we have known that we are spending our children's future. Barack Obama knows this and Congress knows this, but they don't care. The Democrats now hold the White House and both houses of Congress. They watched as the Republicans went wild with our credit card, and they now want their turn.

Yes, it is fun to spend money. I guess it would be even more fun if you never had to pay it back. Well, Barack Obama and everyone in Congress will be long dead before America pays back what they are spending today, and they know it.

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