First off, I’d like to thank all of you at RedState for being an island of sanity in a crazy world!
I was surfing the interweb (thank you AlGore ;-)) and came across a discussion regarding the relative merits of the information available to all of us on the internet. One party was decrying the fact that there was SOOOOO much incorrect information regarding the state of the economy during Mr. Obama’s <sarc>wonderful</sarc> administration and that people should be getting their facts from ‘reliable’ sources. I most wholeheartedly agree! One party even suggested that the government would be a good place for factual information and gave us this link: <a href=”http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals”>White House OMB</a>
Being curious I did go to the website and found a list of various ‘Historical Tables’ prepared by the Office of Management and Budget. My eyes sort of glazed over at the list but somehow focused on one in particular: <a href=”http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/budget/fy2013/assets/hist07z1.xls”>Table 7.1–Federal Debt at the End of the Year: 1940-2017</a>. As I looked at the information contained in this table I noticed a very disturbing, at least to me, fact in the FY 20