Republicans have a few big things on their side when it comes to the economy: the facts. These include statistics proving record breaking job loss, a historic budget imbalance and a deficit forecasted at $10.99 trillion by 2012. The recently passed stimulus and omnibus packages have contributed to these disasterous circumstances.
On the new GOP Policy Watch website, we've got it laid out plain and simple on clean graphs. Things have taken a major turn for the worse since President Obama took office and Republicans are on the offense with their message of a federal government that spends too much, borrows too much and taxes too much.
With House Speaker Nancy Pelosi behind much of the creation and structure of the spending bills, GOP.gov has taken care to depict her on the charts. Be sure to check it out and get the facts on your side.