when it comes to that stupid even total outright LIE that some stupid conservatives idiotically refer to "Bush spending like a drunken sailor"! GET your FACTS straight before you stupidly make a DUMB comment like that! FACT FROM THE GOVT bureau of Economic Analysis!!! LOOK IT UP!!! U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of Economic Analysis Total Expenditures 2001 to 2008: $33.618 trillion. Total INCOME: 2001 to 2008 $28.320 trillion REVENUE Total more paid out then came in: $5.298. Average per year over 8 years: $662.25 billion And IF YOU idiot liberals and a few IDIOT conservatives would PLEASE explain to me what affect do you think $8 trillion in Net Operating Losses the IRS approves written against Taxable Income from 2001 up till now? In other words from 2001 to 2008 Nearly $250 billion a year or $2.5 trillion was NOT received as taxes DUE to geez...you guys forget this??? 1) Dot.com which cost $5 trillion in losses 2) 9/11 do any of you remember this??? (Oh yea one of Bush's spending??) Nearly $800 billion over 6 years in Homeland Security .. YOU forget that?) 3) Worst hurricanes SEASONS. in history $1 trillion in losses. You guys forget those events that had a REAL taxable AFFECT on income.. Yet you liberals and few conservatives TOTALLY forget those events! THEY ARE REAL. THEY HAPPENED THEY COST $8 trillion in loss revenue! BUT 2009 through 2010: Total expenditures from 2009 to 2010 $7,666.5 trillion Total Income from 2009 to 2010 $10,261.5 trillion Total more paid out then came in $2,595 Trillion Average per year over 2 years: $1,297.5 Trillion! You idiot liberals/democrats...!!!! Which is 200% bigger $1,297 Trillion or $662 billion??? GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT! Also WHO creates the budgets and approves the budgets? THE HOUSE! Who controlled the House from 2006 to 2010??? DEMOCRATS@!