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Obama and the Democrats: Piling Up the Debt

The economic meltdown in Greece gives us a glimpse of our future if we don't stop the federal spending binge we've been on since Obama took office. Republican victories in last month's elections are a good first step, but opposition to cutting government spending by the Democrats, the media, and special interest groups (i.e. unions and trial lawyers) will be intense and sustained. Republicans should look to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for inspiration and practical advice on how to fight the coming budget battles. In the mean time, maybe these statistics will help focus the minds of our legislators: