Tuesday, September 14, 2004


Big Government Republicanism

$3 Trillion Price Tag Left Out As Bush Details His Agenda

After President Bush's acceptance speech at the GOP convention, Elephant did a quick tally of the programs announced by the President and including only his healthcare and social security programs, came up with a total of $1.2 trillion dollars. Well, it seems like at least some parts of the press aren't asleep at the switch. The Washington Post did its own tally and came up with these figures:

Spending proposals by Bush= $3 Trillion
Spending proposals by Kerry = $2 Trillion

The Republican's under Bush have destroyed thier reputation on fiscal conservatism. It's laughable to hear Bush's stump speeches go after Kerry on spending when he himself has grown government spending at a rate not seen since the "Great Society" programs on the 1960s. This is not a conservative agenda, and sadly under Bush the Republican party is morphing into a free spending, borderline radical right socail party.

What is a reasonably minded voter to do?


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