Monthly Archives: July 2011

Never gonna cap that red ink gusher, are they?

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Democrats on meaningful debt reform: “No.”

The Washington Examiner published an editorial today that takes the Democrats to task for their obstructionist approach to the debt ceiling debate. In “Democrats create theater of the absurd on debt ceiling,” no words are minced: What is really outrageous … Continue reading

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The One Cent (or 1%) Solution

Gaining traction is Rep. Connie Mack’s national debt solution. See the details here…and sign the petition and donate. Under this plan, we could balance the national budget in eight years. It is a simple plan and would make reductions on a … Continue reading

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“$4 Trillion or Bust — Even If It Takes Us Two Tries”

Lynn Woolsey continues her fruitless finger-pointing at Republicans regarding the debt ceiling process. Her latest remark: “…it is ‘time for the Republican majority to grow up and support a long-term debt ceiling increase that protects Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.’ … Continue reading

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Vote YES for a balanced budget amendment!

Rep. Woolsey, to get our federal fiscal house in order, we need a balanced budget amendment. This week, we’re told, the House will have the chance to vote again on a balanced budget amendment. By googling “balanced budget amendment,” one … Continue reading

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TSA manhandles cancer survivor — again!

Why is it that Lynn Woolsey bills herself as a champion of civil rights, but when it comes to the rights of people to be treated respectfully by the TSA at airports, she is silent? Where is her determination to … Continue reading

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Even Slate understands our fiscal predicament…

“Are We Broke Yet?” in Slate presents two graphs that chillingly depict our federal financial situation. One of them is entitled “Cash in the Treasury’s Bank Account” (in billions of dollars) and the other is “Total National Debt” (in TRILLIONS of dollars). … Continue reading

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