Do Republicans understand that Obama's budget is "bigger" because it actually INCLUDES THE COSTS of the WARS?
I'm just about sick of hearing about "how much Obama is spending" when all he's doing is being fiscally responsible by telling Americans where their money is actually going.
which bush NEVER did.
Gee, no wonder you guys are so angry all the time... you're completely news-starved.
Bush did NOT include the cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in the budget proposals he sent to Congress, NOR did those budget proposals include the constant, persistent "emergency requests" that have plagued Congress since the Iraq debacle started.
Geezus - do NONE of you watch or read or hear the news?
Why don't you stand up and tell the class how much the DOLLAR WAS WORTH when bush was inaugurated? And then tell us how much the dollar is worth today?
“MSNBC's Tamron Hall asserted Bush's 2005 inauguration "cost roughly $40 million," ignored reported $100 million in additional costs
Summary: MSNBC's Tamron Hall stated that "the inauguration festivities" for President-elect Barack Obama are "estimated to reach as high as $150 million," while "[i]n 2004, to note, the inauguration of George W. Bush cost roughly $40 million." But the $40 million figure that Hall cited for Bush's second inauguration reportedly does not include security and transportation costs incurred by the federal government and the District of Columbia; these costs are included in the $150 million estimate that the media are reporting for the Obama inauguration.”