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Can the Spending Be Stopped?

By Rich Lowry - January 4, 2011

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President Obama's first two years in office were for the ages: Rarely has so much been spent so wantonly with so little discernible public benefit. Nondefense discretionary spending accounted for $434 billion of the federal budget in 2008, without widespread deprivation or riots in the streets. This was the year that then-candidate Obama promised to scour the budget line by line for waste and...

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