Skip to comments.FACT CHECK: Obama off on Thrifty Spending Claim (detailed debunking of Obama LIES)
Posted on 05/25/2012 9:07:57 PM PDT by Innovative
The White House is aggressively pushing the idea that, contrary to widespread belief, President Barack Obama is tightfisted with taxpayer dollars.
"Federal spending since I took office has risen at the slowest pace of any president in almost 60 years," Obama said at a campaign rally Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.
A fairer calculation would give Obama much of the responsibility for an almost 10 percent budget boost in 2009, then a 13 percent increase over 2010-2013, or average annual growth of spending of just more than 3 percent over that period.
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This is from ABC. I’m in Bizzaro world.
Yes, I was surprised also that ABC would publish this.
I think the lie is so big, even ABC has to call bullish*t.
Sometimes a lie can just be too big.
My guess is this means that President Obama helped a Democratic controlled House run up even more of a deficit than previously thought and they are just trying to soften the public to what actually happened.
When the WashingtonPost and ABC news call him on his BS within 24 hours, he’s toast.
To paraphrase an old saying: “There are liars, there are d#^n liars, then there is Obama”
The Truth about President Obama’s Skyrocketing Spending
Yes it does. Surprisingly fair evaluation too.
I’m going outside now to look at the flying pigs.
Friday news dump and over a Holiday weekend too how nice
You can make numbers mean anythiing you want it to.
Is any one surprised?
Ping for later
It’s bad for Obama when ABC is reporting the truth.
Yeah, sumpin's up. No way this is going to happen if obama is still in charge of the media. I wonder who put the contract out on obama? Clintons?
The internal (real) polling must really stink.
There may be a point where even the LSM jettison this clown. Listen for the sound of a plank going out.
It might be on their website, but is it on TV where the OLD CODGERS that see it??vote
They don’t count his first year, which pretty much DOUBLED spending for tha\t year - since then, it has gone up a smaller percentage of the DOUBLED amount than others have done with a regular amount. So, his “smaller” raises in spending start out by DOUBLING past spending, then going up even more....
” I wonder who put the contract out on obama? Clintons? “
Now you just may have something there.
I had to re-check who this was written by. I thought I was going crazy for a minute, a real fact check by AP. Hmmpt!