Originally Posted by sutcivnI
When has the government ever been able to responsibly spend money? 95% of all spending initiatives are pork, plain and simple.
Agreed. Regardless of Democrat or Republican, government preserves its own interests.
I read somewhere that the greatest growth in the Federal government was during the Nixon era and now.
However, I share your sentiment that investors will panic if/when the Democrats take over the white house in 08. With Bush's approval rating as low as it is, it seems a very likely possibility.