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Senate GOP Says No to Irresponsible Government Spending!

November 3, 2011 by

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Republicans in the Senate Thursday dealt President Obama the third in a string of defeats on his stimulus-style jobs agenda, blocking a $60 billion measure for building and repairing infrastructure like roads and rail lines. Supporters of the failed measure said it would have created tens of thousands of construction jobs and lifted the still-struggling […]

Ed Schultz Says ‘Mojo Rising’, I Say ‘Bad Moon Rising’

November 2, 2011 by

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Ed Schultz was saying today on his show that Obamas “Mojo is Rising.” But what I see is a bad moon rising. Ed was also just ranting and raving about the fact our president is out and about talking to the people about his jobs bill that costs $447bn instead of doing his job in Washington. […]

Senate Passed and Obama Signs

August 2, 2011 by

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President Obama signed a bill to raise the nation’s borrowing limit on Tuesday, just hours after the Senate voted 74-26 in favor of the deal that will cut government spending by trillions and effectively raise the debt ceiling through the end of 2012. Nineteen Republican senators and six Democratic senators voted against the bill, as […]

But Compromising Is No Fun!

July 30, 2011 by

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Late Saturday night in Washington our nations lawmakers came together too POSSIBLY strike a deal (compromise as they call it). All day Saturday, Senate leaders tried to cobble together a coalition in a divided Congress. The aim was to reach the kind of agreement most economists, investors and foreign governments all along have believed would […]

Cut, Cap and Balance…. The REAL Solution!

July 18, 2011 by

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CUTS Today Can Disappear Tomorrow…. With A BALANCED BUDGET Amendment! Tomorrow July 19th 2011 the House Of Representatives will be voting on a bill that contain the steps that ARE NECESSARY to solve this debt problem! “What is this oh so great bill?” GREAT QUESTION! This bill is titled Cut, Cap and Balance (H.R. 2560). […]

It’s Not Time To Throw In the Towel!

July 13, 2011 by

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My last post today was about how Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was pitching a balanced budget amendment. I am happy that Mitch is in favor of a balanced budget amendment. Majority GOP members are very much so in favor of  a balanced budget amendment! But, what I am not in favor of, is raising the debt […]

We Need A Balanced Budget!

July 13, 2011 by

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Four days ago, July 9th of 2011, Barack Obama posted on the White House site his usual “Weekly Address” YouTube video. He made some very powerful comments on the video about our fiscal challenges and economic struggles. His weekly address, last week, was titled, “Working Together To Meet Our Fiscal Challenges”. Some of the things […]