Things You Won’t Hear About in Charlotte

Things You Won’t Hear About in Charlotte

It’s hard to imagine now, but Barack Obama actually ran in 2008 on a platform of reducing the national debt, reports Thomas Basile of  During campaign speeches he would repeatedly attack President Bush for borrowing money from China that we didn’t have.

Now that the shoe is on the other foot, Obama doesn’t seem to mind the excessive spending.  It’s unlikely that you’ll hear anything about the growing national debt, even though it is arguably the most important issue facing the entire country going forward.  Thanks to Obamanomics, the debt is likely to be twice the GDP by the year 2030.  That’s not a sign of strength for a nation that wants to continue to be #1 in the world.

Don’t look for a debt clock hanging in the arena at Charlotte.  For more things you won’t hear at the Democratic National Convention, visit

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