As for the so called mess that Bush left, I again state you haven't a clue how our govt. works. We have three equal branches of govt. except apparently when people like you want to place blame. Congress is every bit as much to blame if not more than Bush. Obama was in that Congress.
Don't you find it somewhat interesting that Obama was in the State legislature of Illinois as the state went bankrupt and is probably beyond saving. Then he was elected to Congress and has helped destroy the U.S. Economy. Now that his hope and change you can believe in.
If you are concerned about debt to GDP ratio was high during Reagan what is it now? Obama has proposed deficits of over 3 trillion in fiscal year 2010 and 2011 on top of the joint deficit of 1.47 trillion in 2009. That is almost the entire Bush debt in 8 years.
Govt. revenue is NOT growing because there are over 15 million unemployed Americans. Reagan knew that employed people pay taxes and it was the focus on tax cuts that stimulated and grew the economy that created those jobs.
Based upon the debt that GHW Bush, Clinton, GW Bush, and now Obama created Reagan was a fiscal conservative.