It's not in the traditional way we normally think of but in the end it does appear across the country the size of gov't is starting to be cut! http://wcbstv.com/breakingnewsalerts/nyc.budget.mayor.2.921808.html http://articles.latimes.com/2008/oct/19/nation/na-stategaps19 http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/01/business/01muni.html?_r=1 How did Bush start achieving such grand ideals? https://web.archive.org/web/20090417004257/http://www.nationalreview.com/moore/moore200402020906.asp I guess you can say one thing about Bush's legacy as Stephen Moore pointed out in closing his article. Who needs republicans when all they do is make it easy for democrats to get elected in hung numbers and go FASTER! FASTER! LMAO!!!!!!!!!!! My deep heart felt thanks to all the loyal red staters here and I think of you fondly as the economy and this country sinks ever faster into the dustbin of history. President Obama thanks you too!