Day: January 16, 2009

Unbelievable? Unfortunately, No

Should This Man Oversee the IRS? I normally don’t post twice in one day, so if you are reading this and have been following my analysis of the Bush administration, don’t miss the latest installment of that immediate preceding this post. I just couldn’t let this one pass without drawing your attention to it. Timothy Geithner is Obama’s pick to be Secretary of the Treasury. If you have been following the story, he has a history of not paying his… Read more »

The Bush Presidency: An Analysis (Part V)

Total federal spending per household has risen 115% since 1965. The sharpest increase occurred during the Bush administration–11%. That comes to an average of $23,500 per household in 2007. Now, is President Bush to blame for all of this? Only in conjunction with Congress, which decided to go along with the spending spree. The saddest part of this to me is that Congress was controlled by the Republicans until the 2006 elections. They must share the blame. And then, of… Read more »