U.S. deficits: 1969-2015

Spending spirals out of control with Democrats in charge of the purse strings.

Chart data from Whitehouse.gov

110th Congress passes FY 2009 budget
Passed on June 5, 2008
YES: 214 Democrats, 0 Republicans
NO: 196 Republicans, 14 Democrats
Not voting: 7 Democrats, 3 Republicans

How U.S. deferring war costs (Supplemental spending not on budget)

2007 FY spending showing supplemental spending on Global War on Terror and Hurricane Katrina assistance needs