WHEN ARE WE GOING TO STOP BLAMING BUSH? Afghanistan war, Bushs war, costing taxpayers $6 billion a month. $3.4 trillion total for Iraq and Afghanistan war. Most of the $4 trillion Obama has added to the debt. So when are we going to stop blaming Bush? Not in the near future because the cost of Bush war is mounting a we speak. Not to mention the cost of the tax cut for the wealthy. (Bush tax cuts) Tax Cuts For Wealthy Americans Cost Treasury $11.6 Million Every Hour : Tax Cuts For Wealthy Americans Cost Treasury $11.6 Million Every Hour: Report When President Bush took office in 2001, he inherited a $236 billion budget surplus, with a projected 10-year surplus of $5.6 trillion. Unemployment was at 4.0% in January 2001. Unemployment was at 7.85 when Obama took office in January 2009 When Bush took office, the national debt was $5.73 trillion. When Obama took office, the national debt was about $10.5 trillion. National debt has increased $4 trillion under Obama. He inherited the worse economy in history and has the worse congress in history. So what the **** are we blaming Obama for?