Post Tagged with: "Deficit"

18 Crazy Right-Wing Myths About Obama, Debunked

Meme by Elisabeth Parker for AI.

Obama has done more to unite this nation than any president since Lincoln. But look at the lying racists, gun nuts, and hypocrites he’s up against.

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GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

The Kaiser Family Foundation recently conducted a poll that found a majority of Americans do not want Obamacare, to be defunded.

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President Obama Puts Foot Down On Debt Limit, Will Republicans Blink?

President Obama Puts Foot Down On Debt Limit, Will Republicans Blink?

This cycle of self-created fiscal crises and the fight over the debt ceiling has become standard operating procedure in D.C., thanks to the Republicans.

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32 Countries Get More Federal Money Than Detroit — Is That Right? (INFOGRAPHIC)

32 Countries Get More Federal Money Than Detroit — Is That Right? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Detroit is an absolute mess. The murder rate is second-highest in the nation, people are leaving the city, and jobs are disappearing. A government bailout to fix the city would cost the federal government $20 billion — a number than many think is not unreasonable, especially considering the amount we’ve […]

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President Running A Budget Surplus – GOP In A Panic As They Witness Election Hopes Evaporate

President Running A Budget Surplus – GOP In A Panic As They Witness Election Hopes Evaporate

The Republican Party is facing a crisis – President Obama has engineered yet another budget surplus, defeating their hope to take the nation hostage again.

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Right-Wingers Obsessed With Deficits That Don’t Matter And They Don’t Understand (VIDEO)

Republicans and political posturing; image @SodaHead

Republicans are obsessed with talking about deficits (which Papantonio suggests has ‘always been about political posturing’).

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Obama Bets Social Security Cuts That The GOP Won’t Accept His Tax Increases

Obama Bets Social Security Cuts That The GOP Won’t Accept His Tax Increases

Obama’s offering an olive branch, trying to find middle ground, and GOP leaders are still balking because of the tax increases.

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Republicans Want To Slash Government Spending, Can’t Name Anything To Cut (VIDEO)

Republicans Want To Slash Government Spending, Can’t Name Anything To Cut (VIDEO)

The Tea Party seems to not comprehend that there aren’t enough cuts possible to make up the budget deficit.

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GOP Whip Tells Fox Obama Cares About Basketball More Than Federal Budget (VIDEO)

Photo meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info. Feel free to share!

Did House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) really say that President Barack Obama cares more about the March Madness college basketball spreads than about balancing the federal budget?

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What If We Really Ran A Family Budget Like Republicans Run The Government?

White House photo courtesy Wikipedia

It’s stunningly obvious, we should be investing in raising our revenue by engaging some short term spending in long term investments.

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How To Prove Obama LOWERED The Deficit In Four Easy And Indisputable Steps

How To Prove Obama LOWERED The Deficit In Four Easy And Indisputable Steps

Proving Obama lowered the deficit is so easy, even a conservative can do it! They won’t because the truth burns like acid, but they COULD.

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Republican’s Balance Budget Concern A Myth–It’s Only About Low Taxes On The Wealthy (VIDEO)

Republican’s Balance Budget Concern A Myth–It’s Only About Low Taxes On The Wealthy (VIDEO)

Based on the offers on the table it is clear that Republicans continue to hold the middle class and the country hostage to protect the wealthy.

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Tinfoil Hat Alert — The Department Of Homeland Security Is NOT Stockpiling Bullets For Civil Unrest

A girl with guns and bullets; @TheAtlanticWire

Where did the myth originate? InfoWars.com. If you recognize that name, it’s because it’s the website of psychotic pro-gun conservative Alex Jones.

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Department Of Defense Could Easily Save Its Own Money If It Would Just Audit Itself Properly

Department Of Defense Could Easily Save Its Own Money If It Would Just Audit Itself Properly

Lt. Col. Ralph Peters of the U.S. Army compared it to ‘Donald Trump claiming he can’t afford a cab.’

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Addicting Info’s Weekly News Round Up – State of the Union Edition (VIDEO)

Addicting Info’s Weekly News Round Up – State of the Union Edition (VIDEO)

Catch up on the week’s news, with a focus on seven priorities stated in Obama’s State of the Union speech … plus Hillary Clinton, Pope Benedict XVI, and the cruise vacation from hell (February 9th-16th)

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The State Of The Union – A Tale Of A Bipartisan Visionary

The State Of The Union – A Tale Of A Bipartisan Visionary

In Tuesday night’s State of the Union speech, viewers had a peek into the President’s psyche. He spoke of a country whose greatness is not a relic of the past.

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House Passes ‘No Budget, No Pay’ Act, Forcing Themselves To Do Their Jobs, With The Debt Ceiling Extension

House Passes ‘No Budget, No Pay’ Act, Forcing Themselves To Do Their Jobs, With The Debt Ceiling Extension

The Congress has passed what is known as the No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013, which will withhold the pay of all members of all members of congress if a budget resolution isn’t passed by April 15.

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Obama Attacks House On Debt Ceiling While GOP Plots Default And Government Shut Down (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama scolded the GOP House on their refusal to raise the debt limit --to pay  for expenses Congress had already authorized -- during his press conference on Monday, January 14th, 2013. Screen capture from a video by The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/president-obama-we-are-not-a-deadbeat-nation/2013/01/14/d7e90f8c-5e60-11e2-a389-ee565c81c565_video.html

Republicans think the US Government works like Todd Akin’s concept of a raped woman’s uterus: When threatened by increased spending, ‘the whole thing shuts down.’

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Give Me Coffee Or Give Me Death: Only 8% Of Americans Are Tea Party Members

Tea Party, rest in peace.

Americans’ feelings toward the Tea Party have turned decidedly sour; none of the popular Tea Party candidates won in the 2012 elections.

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GOP: The Tax Debate Is Over, Debt Ceiling Is Next (But Is It Really?)

GOP: The Tax Debate Is Over, Debt Ceiling Is Next (But Is It Really?)

An honest effort to negotiate lowering the deficit would not and should not include holding the debt ceiling hostage again.

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