For once, a Republican actually blames the GOP for the debt.
Post Tagged with: "Spending Cuts"
Those spending cuts Republicans love – and are willing to hold the country hostage to extort more of – are actually harming the economy.
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.
After John Boehner paid a visit to the White House to discuss sequester negotiations, he sat down for an interview with David Gregory, and then lied his ass off.
It’s hard to believe that the GOP is willing to make devastating cuts that would hurt constituents in their home states just to make a point.
Lt. Col. Ralph Peters of the U.S. Army compared it to ‘Donald Trump claiming he can’t afford a cab.’
Defense cuts have slowed down our otherwise-growing economy, which proves that the GOP-led spending cuts won’t help us.
The majority of polled Americans insist it’s the Republicans who will carry the bulk of blame should that push off the cliff occur.
So for Fox News’ 2012 Year-End Poll, poor Dana Blanton had to spin the statistics and hope no one read into it too closely. So let’s take a closer look, shall we?
Faced with a recalcitrant congress and a hostile House Majority Leader, the President takes his case for middle class tax cuts directly to the public.
80 CEOs of major business agree; tax raises have to happen for the deficit to be fixed.
Bush remembers his Presidency as ‘Awesome,’ we remember it as a long nightmare, one we should never forget, even though we’d like to.
The trillion-dollar defense budget is being cut in half over the next ten years. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced on Thursday that the Department of Defense will ask for a budget of approximately 525 billion dollars which is about where the budget was before September 11, 2001.
No presidential administration in the history of America has ever been scrutinized so much when it comes to spending; and certainly no administration has ever been held so accountable for past administration’s spending in order for government to continue operating.
We hear it all the time from Republicans, that the poor are waging class warfare against the rich and that any taxes levied against the rich are no more than a redistribution of wealth. I reject this Republican claim and contend that the wealthy are the ones waging class warfare and they are doing it with the complete backing of the GOP.
In deficit reduction talks over the past several weeks Congress and the President have been debating spending cuts and tax hikes. However these two deficit ‘bandages’ merely echo the symptoms of a weak economy; they do not address the root cause of the deficit and debt.