Obama’s Spending Addiction

Barack Obama’s budget plans would double the national debt in five years, triple it in 10. The president’s defense: Bush started it. Whatever happened to, “The buck stops here”?

Obama’s antidote to overspending is more overspending, kind of like trying to cure a heroin addiction with a cocaine addiction. He is fulfilling every stereotype of Democrats as irresponsible, big-spending liberals who care more about growing the government than growing the economy.

Memo to the president (and to borrow a phrase): “Don’t think we’re not keeping score, brother.”

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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