US National Debt
I'm not sure if widgets will work here, at the bottom I've put the code for a widget for the US National Debt, so I expect to see the widget, otherwise you can see the code and it is working on my other blog.
Countries have great leaders, and they have leaders that mortgage and destroy the next generation's future. The link, http://zfacts.com/p/318.html, shows a graph of the US National Debt as a Percent of Gross Domestic Product and you can see which Presidents had good fiscal control and which one were/are a diaster.
In Canada many Canadians mistakenly think that Prime Minister Malroney caused our massive debt, but he was our Prime Minister that warned Canada what debt to could do and worked on fixing the disaster left by Trudeau. When Brian Malroney was elected program spending exceeded tax revenues by $39 billion, not including debt serving. The rate of defit growth was out of control. Every year Malroney was in office the defit was reduced and by the time he left office program spending matched taxes.
If anyone ever asks me which Prime Minister was Canada's greatest Prime Minister I would answer Brian Malroney without hesitation.
Who is America's greatest President in your lifetime and why?