Hate to rain on your Parade but who got the US in this shape??<quoted text>
Hate to rain on your parade but you are using information from June.2011,How long had Obama been in office then?? 18 mos.
1. Debt Ceiling Under Obama
Alex Wong / Getty ImagesThe debt ceiling has been raised on three occasions under President Barack Obama. The debt ceiling was $11.315 trillion when the Democrat was sworn into office in January 2009 and increased by nearly $3 trillion or 26 percent by summer 2011, to $14.294 trillion.
Under Obama the debt ceiling increased:
by $789 billion to $12.104 trillion in February 2009, Obama's first year in office, under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act;
by $290 billion to $12.394 trillion ten months later, in December 2009;
and by $1.9 trillion to $14.294 trillion two months later, in February 2010.