"Big government" only shrunk under two presidents -- Reagan and Obama.

Discussion in 'Politics' started by nitroz, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. nitroz
    Offline

    nitroz INDEPENDENTly ruthless

    Joined:
    May 18, 2011
    Messages:
    3,421
    Thanks Received:
    445
    Trophy Points:
    98
    Location:
    Merritt Island, FL
    Ratings:
    +457
    Economic policy: Spot the socialists | The Economist

    BCA Research produced this fascinating chart in its latest research note which showed the growth in public sector employment in the first four years of recent Presidencies. As you can see, it has contracted under Barack Obama, as it did under Ronald Reagan; the real "big government" types were the two Bushes.

    [​IMG]

    MORE IN LINK
     
  2. CrusaderFrank
    Offline

    CrusaderFrank Diamond Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2009
    Messages:
    81,269
    Thanks Received:
    14,920
    Trophy Points:
    2,210
    Ratings:
    +37,076
    ....pay no attention to government takeover of healthcare of the annual $1Trillion deficits...Obama was another Reagan

    Uh huh.

    Sure he was
     
  3. Papageorgio
    Offline

    Papageorgio The Ultimate Winner

    Joined:
    May 18, 2010
    Messages:
    25,693
    Thanks Received:
    3,898
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    Here
    Ratings:
    +9,535
    Take out state and local government that has had to cut jobs because of the economy and federal jobs have risen.

    This keeps getting thrown out there by the left but it is disingenuous best.
     
  4. RDD_1210
    Offline

    RDD_1210 Forms his own opinions

    Joined:
    May 13, 2010
    Messages:
    14,699
    Thanks Received:
    1,298
    Trophy Points:
    205
    Ratings:
    +2,018
    LOL, define "government takeover of healthcare". You always have your kool-aid with breakfast Frank?
     
  5. RDD_1210
    Offline

    RDD_1210 Forms his own opinions

    Joined:
    May 13, 2010
    Messages:
    14,699
    Thanks Received:
    1,298
    Trophy Points:
    205
    Ratings:
    +2,018
    You were saying something about disingenuous?


     
  6. daveman
    Offline

    daveman Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010
    Messages:
    51,299
    Thanks Received:
    5,693
    Trophy Points:
    1,775
    Location:
    On the way to the Dark Tower.
    Ratings:
    +5,759
    They don't have any heroes of their own, so they have to claim ours.
     
  7. daveman
    Offline

    daveman Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010
    Messages:
    51,299
    Thanks Received:
    5,693
    Trophy Points:
    1,775
    Location:
    On the way to the Dark Tower.
    Ratings:
    +5,759
    And how many new IRS agents is Obamacare supposed to hire?
     
  8. jillian
    Offline

    jillian Princess Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2006
    Messages:
    69,560
    Thanks Received:
    13,013
    Trophy Points:
    2,220
    Location:
    The Other Side of Paradise
    Ratings:
    +22,439
    not as many mercenaries as bush hired.

    *shrug*
     
  9. CrusaderFrank
    Offline

    CrusaderFrank Diamond Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2009
    Messages:
    81,269
    Thanks Received:
    14,920
    Trophy Points:
    2,210
    Ratings:
    +37,076
    Booooooooooooooooooosh!

    LOL

    BDS, it's permanent, no cure, no hope

    Booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooosh
    Boooooooooooooooooooswh we hates him my precious! He stole the precious Florida chads we hates boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooosh forever...gollum gollum
     
  10. Spock
    Offline

    Spock BANNED

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2012
    Messages:
    34
    Thanks Received:
    9
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    U.S.S. Enterprise
    Ratings:
    +9
    Obama will be signing a executive order bypassing Congress in order to create a entire Bureau to help bolster education for black students in order to help them.

    News from The Associated Press
     
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2012

Share This Page