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Published: Thursday, April 14 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT

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Salt Lake City, UT

Obama has been president for 2yrs.

From dlharman..

National debt as a percentage of GDP is the accepted method of comparison.

Reagan: Increased --> 34% to 52%
Bush I: Increased --> 52% to 65%
Clinton: Decreased --> 65% to 56%
Bush II: Increased --> 56% to 82%
Obama: Increased --> 82% to 97%

Just the facts. Those numbers are published by the treasury dept.

Net republican increases: 57%
Net democratic increases: 6%

For Obama to DOUBLE the national debt, as George W. Bush did...

'Eight years in office, a $10.6 trillion debt' - By David M. Dickson - December 15, 2008 - Washington Times

'President Bush has nearly doubled the national debt during his eight years in the White House.'

he would have to add $10 trillion to national debt.

For Obama to TRIPLE the national debt, as Regan did...

he would have to add $10 trillion to the national debt.

The standard for debt, has been set very high for Obama.

Obama's GDP contribution of 15% isn't even CLOSE to Regan's 18%.

Or George W. Bush's 26% addition to the national GDP.

WHO factually adds the most national debt to the country?

The Republican party.

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