Post Tagged with: "federal deficit"

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Bad News, Republicans: President Obama Has Erased Bush’s $1.4 Trillion Deficit Mess

Sorry, Republicans. It looks like President Obama has successfully cleaned up the federal deficit mess left by former President Bush despite your repeated attempts to sabotage him.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
From Christopher Weyant, The Hill

What Does The GOP Want In Exchange For Raising The Debt Ceiling This Time?

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) wants the GOP to come together on a debt ceiling package. However, it might take ridiculous and unrelated riders to make it happen.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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.

by Rika Christensen· · News
John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

Why is Boehner again holding the debt ceiling hostage? It’s past time for him and his party to stop this type of childish ploy and actually get to work.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Deficit plunges; image @TexasPolicy

Federal Deficit Falls A Shocking 32% Under Obama, Will It Be Enough To Quiet GOP?

Long-term, we’re still in trouble due to a variety of factors, and neither our government nor our media seem to know how to actually look at the federal deficit.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Utah Congressman To Federal Employees: Pay Back Taxes Or You’re Fired

Utah Congressman To Federal Employees: Pay Back Taxes Or You’re Fired

This kind of selective targeting when it comes to tax liability is typical of Republicans; punish the little guy in every way possible.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Conservatives Frustrated With Paul Ryan’s Same Ol’, Same Ol’, Budget Ideas

Conservatives Frustrated With Paul Ryan’s Same Ol’, Same Ol’, Budget Ideas

Conservatives all over the place are upset about Paul Ryan’s budget plan, which is basically last year’s plan recycled. Must have had some copies left over.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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GOP Whip Tells Fox Obama Cares About Basketball More Than Federal Budget (VIDEO)

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?

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Unexpected Slowing Of Healthcare Costs Helps To Reduce The Federal Deficit

Unexpected Slowing Of Healthcare Costs Helps To Reduce The Federal Deficit

This unexpected slowing of the growth of healthcare costs is not going to address the entire deficit either.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Congress twice as rich at they were in 1984;  @ Econimoes.com

Whitehouse.Gov Petition Calls For Restricting Congressional Pay To Pay Down The National Debt

If American people need to sacrifice to help with government spending (such as accepting cuts to Medicare and changes to Social Security), Congress should have to as well.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Obama Signs Executive Order Giving Small Pay Raise To Federal Workers, Including Congress

Obama Signs Executive Order Giving Small Pay Raise To Federal Workers, Including Congress

A large part of keeping the economy going is enabling consumers to spend money.

by Rika Christensen· · News