April 10, 2009
Posted: 12:49 AM ET
By John Bruns
For the last two years of the Bush administration the Democrats were in charge of both houses of Congress and they increased spending every year and blocked all attempts to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that most people agree is the genesis for the current economic problems.
So for the last four years President Obama has known, or should have known, what he was voting on, and if he was opposed, should have expressed that.
The only thing that I remember him being opposed to was the Iraq war and he commented the other day that he was surprised how that appears to be "the least of the problems."
Those of us who can remember farther back than Jan. 20, 2009, can also recall that when President Bush came to Washington from Texas there were a number of economic problems.
As I remember, unemployment was about 7 percent and we were still in the midst of the dot-com bubble burst, Enron, etc.
He also inherited 19 terrorists that were in the country courtesy of a Clinton administration policy known as "visa express." We all know what they caused!
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