Originally Posted by Rohirrim
After adjusting for inflation, spending under Obama is falling at a 1.4% annual pace — the first decline in real spending since the early 1970s, when Richard Nixon was retreating from the quagmire in Vietnam.
In per capita terms, real spending will drop by nearly 5% from $11,450 per person in 2009 to $10,900 in 2013 (measured in 2009 dollars). (Ibid.)
I guarantee you one thing, if Romney gets elected, spending will go up.
Of course not! Slick Willard has a secret stash of budget pixie dust! It allows him to spend another $7 trillion dollars and still magically balance the budget!