Category Archives: US Debt

Excuses and Emergencies do not explain the Omnibus. Cowardice does.

To start this I want to bring up two sayings. The first is that lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part. The second is that excuses are like assholes, everyone has one and … Continue reading

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Anger is growing.

So the CROmibus managed to squeak through last night after Obama put pressure on Dems to help it pass. This removes some of the Dodd-Frank provisions, and allows more money to the parties from individual donors. While typically¬†I believe the … Continue reading

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Been away but we’re back

For the three of you who read this I would like to apologize for the last month of not being here. I did a move from England back to the states and getting all of that done and getting back … Continue reading

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Does the No budget No pay bill really make a difference?

I ask this in all seriousness. The House passing the bill is a good step I think, but where does it really get us? It allows Obama to continue his reckless spending until April at the earliest and only means … Continue reading

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The Debt Limit is the right fight, but is only the beginning.

I have been reading a lot of things today about how people out there are thinking that we should not have the fight on the debt limit because it is as they say “the wrong fight”. People like Newt Gingrich … Continue reading

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Did Treasury force us to hit the debt limit during fiscal cliff debate?

Earlier I spoke about how it seemed kind of odd that throughout the year the Treasury kept telling us that we would make it until Feb before the debt limit was reached. Then magically on Dec 31 we hit the … Continue reading

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Can Conservatives win the coming debt limit and sequester fight?

I ask this in all seriousness. I know that if we had a “leadership” that was more concerned with reigning in spending and reducing the debt we could win. The problem is we don’t have that kind of leadership. True, … Continue reading

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We asked for it, Now we have it.

For the last month I have been screaming to the world and all three of you here that read this, that we needed to go over the cliff. Pass a bill in the house that was logical and made full … Continue reading

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Great News: 16.4 Trillion debt ceiling to be hit Dec 31

According to the math whiz that runs the Treasury Department, we will hit the debt ceiling sooner than we expected. Don’t worry though through some accounting gimmicks he can make us reach Feb. Maybe. Some how the guy who couldn’t … Continue reading

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Shocking News: Social Security Broke!

According to this story from The Blaze, the SSA spent more than 47.8 Billion more than it took in. Nothing there surprising. I mean we already knew that was happening right. How bout this then. When SS was introduced there … Continue reading

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