Category Archives: Federal Budget

Who Felt the Sky Fall

March 1, the latest apparent apocalypse deadline, came and went; Congress did nothing — something it does well. Republicans won’t agree to tax hikes and Democrats won’t vote for entitlement spending cuts. The Democrat’s self-inflicted sequestration (2011 Budget Control Act), … Continue reading

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Is it Time For Republicans to Give Up the Fight over the Fiscal Cliff?

In the 5 weeks since the re-election of Barack Obama as president there has been a astonishing resurgence in the president’s popularity among the American people.  Since election day, when Obama’s general popularity numbers were hovering around 50% in the … Continue reading

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Should the USA be Giving Foreign Aid to Islamic Enemy Nations?

What we have seen within the last two days in the Middle East is nothing short of an organized, massive uprising against the United States by radical Muslim nations.  This anti-American uprising occurring in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and other Muslim … Continue reading

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Fortunately a Balanced Budget Amendment Failed to Pass in the House

Louie Gohmert (TX), Paul Ryan (WI) and two other Wise Republicans Voted NO! I have long been one of only a few Republican conservative activists openly opposing the politically popular call for a BBA. While I certainly am an advocate … Continue reading

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Illegal Aliens Collect Billions from the IRS Every Year

Nearly one half of all Americans pay no income tax at all each year.  Most of us have learned that fact recently through the extensive debt ceiling debate and the debate over just how much the “rich” should be paying … Continue reading

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The Standard & Poor’s Downgrade and the TEA Party

This past week we have seen a confluence of some of the most astonishing financial events in our lifetime.  It started with the last minute debt ceiling deal that pleased no one and did little or nothing to reduce the … Continue reading

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A Bankrupt Nation Keeps on Spending

Congress Fails Once Again to Solve the Nation’s Fiscal Problems After months of meetings, speeches, threats and dire warnings of a US government debt default, Congress this week finally gave in to the pressure and passed another massive debt ceiling … Continue reading

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The Great Debate over the National Debt and the Debt Ceiling

Is the Government Participating In a Huge Ponzi Scheme? In a word, yes!  Some time ago, Treasury Secretary Geithner sent a letter to Congressional leaders about the debt ceiling increase, stating that “The longer Congress fails to act, the more … Continue reading

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Can Obama Ultimately Ignore the Debt Ceiling?

The debt ceiling negotiations with Vice President Biden and key Republican negotiators broke down last week.   These negotiations have been going on for some time now and are the result of the last Debt Ceiling bill passed in February, 2010 … Continue reading

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House Refuses to Raise the Debt Ceiling

Yesterday (5/31/2011), House Republicans gave President Obama and the Democrats the House vote they had requested some months ago – a clean vote on raising the federal debt ceiling.  The results were predictable, in that the bill to raise the … Continue reading

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