July 28, 2008

Record deficit expected in 2009

It's yore money! The Bush ecomnitude:

The White House has increased its estimate for next year's deficit to nearly $490 billion -- half a trillion dollars -- as the economic outlook darkens, a record figure that will saddle the ... would be the highest number ever recorded.
Fucked fact: it doesn't include the costs of the war(s).

In a related story, McCain's kid is cutting-and-running from his positions on two Nevada bank boards, just ahead of the investigations.