The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
Debt to the Penny (Daily History Search Application)
You said: "9 trillion when Bush got out of office, Pete"
Actual number was 10.6 trillion
You said: "Its not like he ran up 7 trillion in debt in 8 years...just 6.5 trillion in 2.5 years. Sheesh. Get a little perspective willya?"
Actual number is 4.1 trillion
And even that's if you start counting from 1/20/2009, which would be unreasonable since we were still operating under Bush's budget.
The U6 unemployment rate increased 6.7 points (92%) under Bush; it increased 2.2 points (16%) under Obama. Just because it's higher now than it was when Obama took over doesn't make Obama worse than Bush.
Bush was worse.
So what else ya got?