RSC Chairman Jordan condemns Obama’s big debt and Obama’s small economy

Obama’s debt is too big!  Obama’s economy is too small!

That is the criticism leveled against the Obama administration and congressional Democrats by the Chairman of the 180-member strong conservative Republican Study Committee in the United States House of Representatives, Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH, yesterday.

Astoundingly, America’s national debt is now bigger than America’s national economy.  As Congressman Jordan said in a press release yesterday:  “Having a national debt larger than our economy basically means two things. The debt is too big, and our economy is too small. After taking control of the House of Representatives last January, we spent the next 12 months tackling both problems. But aside from a few free trade agreements and a meager reduction in the discretionary budget, most of our efforts have been blocked by Congressional Democrats and President Obama. All things considered, it would be easy to get discouraged in 2012 about the prospects for cutting spending, adding jobs, or dealing with looming insolvency in entitlement programs.”

The rest of the press release from RSC Chairman Jordan’s office is directly below:


When Debt > GDP, Debt Is Too Big & Economy Is Too Small

Having a national debt larger than our economy basically means two things. The debt is too big, and our economy is too small.

After taking control of the House of Representatives last January, we spent the next 12 months tackling both problems. But aside from a few free trade agreements and a meager reduction in the discretionary budget, most of our efforts have been blocked by Congressional Democrats and President Obama. All things considered, it would be easy to get discouraged in 2012 about the prospects for cutting spending, adding jobs, or dealing with looming insolvency in entitlement programs.

Don’t. The conservatives you elected in 2010 are still here and more determined than ever. We’ll keep pushing for real spending cuts, powerful growth proposals, and common sense improvements to reform the welfare safety net and strengthen Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.

We’ll need your help to succeed though. Stay vocal and stay involved. Together we can make this a great year for conservatives.

God Bless,

Congressman Jim Jordan
Chairman, Republican Study Committee