Originally Posted by bsbbutts1
"As of Monday, Obama had been in office 986 days—or about 32 and a half months. During that time, the debt increased at an average pace of $4.27 billion per day. Were that rate to continue until Obama’s term ends on Jan. 20, 2013, the debt would then stand at about $16.86534 trillion—an increase of more than $6.2 trillion for Obama’s four years."
I just don't see how this is linked to Obama or any president. Every spending bill (by constitution) must start in the house and pass the house. Senators can attach spending but it has to go back to the house for passage.
Side note: Dems only controlled the house for two of the last 10 years.