Digging Deeper

Barack Obama, having already gotten $862 billion in “stimulus” funding supposedly for “shovel-ready” infrastructure projects (precious little of which was actually spent on roads, bridges, and public transit), now says he only needs $50 billion more to “rebuild” our nation’s deteriorating roads, bridges, and public transit, and it’s only those nasty Republicans (who, last time I checked, are still in the minority) keeping us from an economic turnaround. This $50 billion is on top of the tens of billions more he already dumped on public employee unions just a few weeks ago.

This guy hasn’t a clue what to do. With no real-world experience and an animus toward business, his approach seems to be, when facing an economic hole, dig deeper.

November can’t come soon enough.

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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