From Mr. F (via Andrew Sullivan) comes a USA Today account of what we've been telling you all along: Bush and the GOP are Texas-sized spenders.
A USA TODAY analysis of 25 major government programs found that enrollment increased an average of 17% in the programs from 2000 to 2005. The nation's population grew 5% during that time….
It was the largest five-year expansion of the federal safety net since the Great Society created programs such as Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960s.
Whole thing here.