Post Tagged with: "deficit"

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Feb. 24 – Mar. 2

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Feb. 24 – Mar. 2

This week’s good, bad and ugly: dealing with illegal aliens, Republicans meddling in the free market, and Republicans spending $1 trillion more of your money on things not authorized by the U.S. Constitution. We don’t have a liberal and a conservative party anymore; we have a liberal party and a slightly less liberal party.

Read more ›
Election Misdirection (So You’ll Continue to Ignore the Important Stuff)

Election Misdirection (So You’ll Continue to Ignore the Important Stuff)

The admitted-to U.S. national debt is $19 TRILLION…and growing. Just awhile back our distinguished Congress appropriated another $1 TRILLION just to operate the government for one year! Think about that for a minute…Then think about some other things.

Read more ›
Personal Ownership to Solve a Major Financial Crisis

Personal Ownership to Solve a Major Financial Crisis

Whether we’re talking about state governments or the federal government, it’s time to move government programs into the 21st century. This means giving individuals control over their own lives and resources through private ownership. This will create individual wealth and solve our government fiscal crises.

Read more ›
Photo credit: Fwaaldijk

It’s the Congress, Stupid!

I’ll admit that I’ve done my share of Obama-bashing.The fact is, however, that he couldn’t have done nearly as much damage to the U.S. economy, military and social fabric without the meek acquiescence of the Congress.

Read more ›
How Much Government is ‘Enough Government’?

How Much Government is ‘Enough Government’?

How much government is “enough government” to get the job done? We now live in an era where we no longer care what our nation’s highest law says, and lawlessness is the order of the day, taxers and spenders look for things to take away from the private sector and put into the hands of government.

Read more ›
The Tea Party in 2016

The Tea Party in 2016

It’s been exactly 7 years since Rick Santelli’s Feb. 19, 2009 emotional appeal against foreclosure bailouts on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, arguing on behalf of homeowners who paid their bills on time and in full who were being asked to also assume the costs of their neighbors who were delinquent in their payments and not credit-worthy to begin with.

Read more ›
Defunding Bill Provides Opportunity for GOP to Unite

Defunding Bill Provides Opportunity for GOP to Unite

House Republicans left dozens of important policy riders and measures that defund various parts of the Obama agenda on the table during the failed omnibus negotiation, but that doesn’t mean that their work should go for naught.

Read more ›
DC Vouchers Not in GOP Spending Orgy

DC Vouchers Not in GOP Spending Orgy

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, which for 10 years has provided vouchers for low-income minority children in Washington, D.C., to escape from one of the nation’s worst public school systems and attend a private school, was not reauthorized in this latest spending orgy.

Read more ›
GOP: Suicide by Omnibus

GOP: Suicide by Omnibus

Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued arelease hailing the passage of his omnibus federal spending bill titled, “House Passes Spending Bill to Advance Republican Priorities.” If the omnibus advances Republican priorities, the GOP officially died on Dec. 18, 2015.

Read more ›
Senator Mike Rounds and South Dakota Rep. Kristi Noem (SD)

Rep. Noem, Senator Rounds Vote for Obama Agenda

Both houses of congress have now had a chance to vote on the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill that funds the Obama Agenda, including open borders, executive amnesty, more H2-B visas for low-skilled foreign workers, an increase in spending, Planned Parenthood, wind farm tax credits, President Obama’s racial zoning quotas, and ObamaCare.

Read more ›