Tag Archives: National Debt

Fix The Debt: 6 Things That Congress Should Do As It Considers The Federal Budget & Government Spending

.Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat “The Fix the Debt Campaign is bringing together Americans from all walks of life and from across the country to get the national debt under control. Learn more and join … Continue reading

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Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15

Source: Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15 I actually agree with a lot of what Senator Paul said here. But he gets a couple of things wrong here. The new spending in the Bipartisan Budget … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: The Balanced Budget Amendment Explained

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat On its face I guess the Balanced Budget Amendment sounds like a good thing. The problems are several and not just the impracticality of it. That it would take two-thirds … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: FBN’s John Stossel: U.S. Senator Rand Paul on Cutting Government

Source: Liberty Pen: FBN’s John Stossel: U.S. Senator Rand Paul on Cutting Government Just from this clip in this video Senator Rand Paul as President Rand Paul, if that ever happens, would cut about one-hundred-forty-six-billion-dollars a year. Which to anyone … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion: U.S. Senator Tom Coburn: A Deficit of Debt Discussion

USA Today: Opinion: U.S. Senator Tom Coburn: A Deficit of Debt Discussion This is the main reason why I wish Senator Coburn at least finished his last term in the Senate. But he is dealing with serious health issues right … Continue reading

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After Burner: Blog: Bill Whittle: Defense Debacle: Should Conservatives Cut Military Spending?

After Burner: Blog: Bill Whittle: Defense Debacle: Should Conservatives Cut Military Spending? I think its obvious the United States defense budget should be and has been on the table when it comes to deficit reduction. And it has been since … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Opinion: Jonathan S. Tobin: “The Greek Crisis Echoed in Democrat’s Entitlement Stance”: America is Not Greece

Commentary Magazine: Opinion: Jonathan S. Tobin: The Greek Crisis Echoed in Democrats Entitlement Stance To state the obvious, America is not Greece. Greece, a country of eleven-million people, with an economy somewhere around two-hundred-fifty-million people and yet their central government … Continue reading

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HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher- Bill Maher as a Teabagger

Source: HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher- Bill Maher as a Teabagger Bill Maher had me almost all the way, until he put the entire focus on the defense budget, which represents about twenty-percent of the budget. Gutting defense and corporate … Continue reading

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Chiu Na-Ying: Video: HBO’s The Newsroom: Debt Ceiling Debate

. I swear that and I probably believed this when, but in early 2011 when House Republicans just took control of the House of Representatives, that their so-called Tea Party Caucus didn’t know a damn thing about economics. At least … Continue reading

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Johnny Carson: Video: NBC’s The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson: Ronald Reagan Talks About Balancing the Budget in 1975

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I like and respect Ronald Reagan a lot, I’ve always had even though I’m a Liberal Democrat. Which might be like hearing how much a Boston Red Sox fan … Continue reading

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