The 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held this week in National Harbor, just across the river from Washington, DC, did not appear to be a depressed gathering of Republicans and conservatives still reeling from last November’s presidential loss. There was friendly rivalry between supporters of Sen. Rand Paul (R–KY) and Sen. Marco Rubio [...]
Tag: "National Debt"
February 14, 2013: Iowa’s Democrat Sen. Tom Harkin says we don’t have a spending problem in this country. Maybe someone should show him the debt clock: February 14, 2013 1:00 pm (EST) HT Weasel Zippers
According to Wikipedia’s definition of the fiscal cliff Americans could suffer a little more short term pain for a lot more long term gain. Americans are used to suffering these last four years so what’s another few more? The fiscal cliff by their definition is a number of different laws which if left unchanged could [...]
Maybe this time it will work? Maybe this time the jobs will actually be ‘shovel ready’? After three years and ten months President Obama has finally found the jobs plan that will get this country back on the right track. Or so he says. LA Times: DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — President Obama unveiled a glossy [...]
This video is six months old. Which unfortunately, means the numbers are even worse. It’s a good short lesson on why the national debt is critical. Share it with friends who don’t think they can relate to the trillions and trillions we are spending each year. Learn more at: LearnLiberty.org
Perhaps because he doesn’t care, President Obama seems to have no idea how large the federal debt is. Appearing on Late Night with David Letterman on the 18th, Obama struggled to remember the size of the national debt that he has elevated quicker than any leader in the history of the United States.
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff said last year that, “The most significant threat to our national security is our debt…” and a new poll sponsored by Concerned Veterans for America and conducted by The Winston Group, reveals that the majority of military voters agree with his statement and believe debt is [...]
At a recent graduation speech President Obama challenges students to speak up, to march, to lobby and to vote. In 2008 many students were drawn to Obama’s Hope and Change ideals. Today more high school and college age young people are realizing that entitlement programs are not free and that the national debt will fall [...]
Positive economic numbers touted this week conceal the inevitable crisis soon to strike the United States. Indicators like unemployment, job creation, and stock market valuations are showing signs of recovery, according to many experts. Official unemployment numbers are down, stocks are up, and more jobs have been created in recent months than predicted. Plus, some [...]
I need votes in 2012 ! Now go home for the holidays and convert your parents into Obama-supporters kids! President Obama and his campaign managers showed how desperate they are to retain the White House in 2013 by releasing a video that was based on having children convert their parents and other family members into [...]
The U.S. national debt can’t be trimmed by cutting spending alone. That is the illogical and easily-disproved lie circulating through the main stream media. It’s a mantra that is repeated… over, and over, and over. Considering that this claim is at the core of the current progressive demand for tax increases, it’s sad that only a [...]
The U.S. Department of the Treasury formally announced this week that the United States budget deficit for the year 2011 was the second largest in U.S. history at $1.299 trillion dollars. The first place award for the irresponsible-spending-and pushing-America towards insolvency-award still belongs to…Barack Obama‘s first year in office of 2009. ($1.412 trillion was borrowed that [...]
There was a reappearance of the totally-debunked Nancy Pelosi debt chart recently which numerous economic institutions had already deemed it a blatant fallacy with no basis in reality. Politifact gave it a "pants on fire " rating, as in the "liar,liar pants on fire" chant we used to say as kids when we caught a [...]
The national debt is more easily understood in family-friendly terms. I guess sometimes, who need help understanding is not as obvious as the language needed to explain it. Rich Mitchell is the Sr. Managing Editor of Conservative Daily News. His posts may contain opinions that are his own and are not necessarily shared by Anomalous [...]