Think Progress has a great chart showing the difference between government spending when Obama first came to office, and spending now. Despite Obama being a Communist/Socialist, spending, taxes, and the deficit are all lower today than when he took office:
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.