I believe it did. However, that is not to say that both repubs, as well haven't been responsible for government creep.
Having Sugar daddy government is not my idea in how to bring down costs of anything. Can you point to anything that the government does that actually comes in at, or under budget?We will eventually be looking at universal health care, or bankruptcy. We can't sustain our current system much longer.
The moment he steps out and announces that the US is going to aggressively persue its own resources, the price will speculate down even before we see a single drop. The crime here is that everyone knows that including demos and they still won't do anything to help the poor and working classes in reducing their costs in this arena. Shameful.Oh, and Obama still does not control the price of oil
The President has in his power to sign into law regulation, and policy that have strangled the oil, coal, and nat gas industries in this country. And he has. That is a direct effect, as much as you would like everyone to believe something else.If the price is high, it is not his fault. When it goes down, as it is now, that is not his credit. How much power do we attribute to the presidency, anyway?