Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Nanny Pelosi's Final Lie as Madame Speaker

Ok, lie is a little harsh; maybe delusional is a better word. But, whatever word you may choose to describe this it would have to have a negative connotation to it. I have to wonder if she really believes this stuff.

At her final press conference as House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said, “Deficit reduction has been a high priority for us. It is our mantra, pay-as-you-go.”

The numbers tell a different story.

When the Pelosi Democrats took control of Congress on January 4, 2007, the national debt stood at $8,670,596,242,973.04. The last day of the 111th Congress and Pelosi’s Speakership on December 22, 2010 the national debt was $13,858,529,371,601.09 – a roughly $5.2 trillion increase in just four years. Furthermore, the year over year federal deficit has roughly quadrupled during Pelosi’s four years as speaker, from $342 billion in fiscal year 2007 to an estimated $1.6 trillion at the end of fiscal year 2010.

Right Nation has an interesting graph to illustrate this point. 

1 comment:

Kid said...

I'm just trying to figure out what kind of lying to call it. Felony lying? Multi-dimensional lying? Felony Homicidal lying? Lying so hard thousands of birds fell out of the sky and hundreds of thousands of fish died lying?

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