It was suggested by a friend that current insane spending is being done on purpose to bankrupt the US so that they can say they tried to save the economy. Now bankrupt we get incorporated into the North American Union whether US citizens like it or not. Sounds like what's happening, run away freight train down a steep grade, Republican fiscal conservatives stabbed in the back by RINOS enjoying $$$pecial interest perk$$$$.
Big woop to sudden spending consciousness.
"SPIN METER: Saving federal money the easy way
SPIN METER: Obama's latest budget-tightening effort hardly makes a dime's worth of difference
Andrew Taylor and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press Writers
Monday April 20, 2009, 5:18 pm EDT
"WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cut a latte or two out of your annual budget and you've just done as much belt-tightening as President Barack Obama asked of his Cabinet on Monday.
The thrifty measures Obama ordered for federal agencies are the equivalent of asking a family that spends $60,000 in a year to save $6. ............."