When It Comes to National Debt, Obama Eschews Transparency

By John W. Lillpop

If ObamaCare had actually made it all the way to Obama’s inbox, America would have been witness to a grotesque ceremony in which Marxists like Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and The One would have congratulated each other for a “historic moment” in winning one for the underdog under classes,

High fives would have cluttered the air at the White House along with exaggerations and outright lies about how great socialized medicine is for the unwashed masses, although not quite great enough to meet the needs of elitist politicians and their families.

Liberals would have dedicated their win to the memory of the late Ted Kennedy, champion of communist medicine, and would have spared no cost in spreading the news of their greatest victory since the Emancipation Proclamation, which they would claim credit for, even though Abe Lincoln was a Republican.

That is always the way with liberals: Trumpet social programs that use government to “spread the wealth,” especially those involving at least one trillion dollars of taxpayer wealth.

However, the liberal lust for transparency goes missing once the bill for those social programs comes due.

Like for instance, raising the public debt limit from $12.294 trillion to $14.294 trillion.

As reported at ABC News, in part, (1), President Obama decided that paying for all of reckless spending was something that the American people did not need to hear about:

“Behind closed doors and with no cameras present, President Obama signed into law Friday afternoon the bill raising the public debt limit from $12.394 trillion to $14.294 trillion.

“The current national debt is $12.3 trillion. Check out the National Debt Clock, which tells you your share of that -- roughly $40,000 per citizen, $113,000 per taxpayer.”

Once again, the president who promised transparency and open, honest government makes Richard Milhouse Nixon look saintly.