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Paul Ryan’s Budget: America- Our Financial Chickens Have Come Home To Roost And It Ain’t Pretty!

Congressman Paul Ryan has proposed a Budget for 2012 which he calls “The Path To Prosperity: Restoring America’s Promise”. When comparing Congressman Ryan’s Budget Resolution with President Barack Obama’s Proposed Budget there is absolutely no question that given the choice, Congressman Ryan’s Budget is the better of the two. Democrat critics have described his Budget Proposal as “Republicans trying to ...

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Obama’s Budget: America, Our Financial Chickens have come Home to roost, and it ain’t Pretty

budg•et  (bjt) n. An itemized summary of estimated or intended expenditures for a given period along with proposals for financing them: submitted the annual budget to Congress. A systematic plan for the expenditure of a usually fixed resource, such as money or time, during a given period: A new car will not be part of our budget this year. A ...

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Movie Review: “The Joneses”

My husband and I sat down for a lazy Sunday afternoon movie over pizza (for him) and sushi (for me). The kids were upstairs playing and it was wonderful to have some much needed snuggling time in front of the TV with him. We decided to watch a Netflix movie. My husband chose the movie while I brought our lunch into ...

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S&P Deems America a Credit Risk, Hoyer Pushes Pelosi to the Side

  From Standard and Poor’s official website: Because the U.S. has, relative to its ‘AAA’ peers, what we consider to be very large budget deficits and rising government indebtedness and the path to addressing these is not clear to us, we have revised our outlook on the long-term rating to negative from stable. (emphasis mine)      Of note there, is ...

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Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire!

I just read an article in The Wall Street Journal reporting on President Obama’s response to Representative Paul Ryan’s budget. Here is a quote from the article: “The speech he chose to deliver was dishonest even by modern political standards”. It is pretty much a “given” that politicians cannot be trusted. However, for a major news source to go on ...

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Debt Ceiling Vote: Look at the Hypocrites Come out.

    The endless budget debate in Washington D. C. will ratchet up again next week as Democrats will push to raise the debt ceiling again, while Republicans will demand serious budget cuts in a trade-off for their support for raising the debt ceiling.  Make no mistake  either way, the people paying for all this will eventually see the debt ceiling ...

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High-Speed Rail Rip-off in Liberal La-La Land

Source: Getty Images      Pictured at left is Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. This is the man who tried to help force the high-speed rail boondoggle onto the citizens of Florida after we voted down a tax for it, and our Governor, Rick Scott turned down the Federal funds dangled in front of  him for this scam. Governor Scott sited bloated ...

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2011 Budget “Deal” Means “Historic” Deficit Spending to Continue

The first headline I encountered at 4 am about the government shutdown soap opera that we have been inunindated with for weeks now, is truly puzzling. From FoxNews.com;  ‘Historic’ Deal Made to Avoid Closure .  It might just be time to sign FoxNews up as head of promotions for Obama’s 2012 Continuing to trash America Re-election campaign by the looks of things ...

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Federal Shut Down…before you open that beer…

Many of us are cheering for a government shut down. Who wouldn’t be willing to make the ‘if it isn’t essential, why do we even have it?’statement? Unfortunately, a little rain must fall on every parade. Or something like that. The President has deftly allowed the Republican House Representatives to paint themselves into a corner–truly well played. The Republicans can ...

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Cry for the Unicorns .. or Something

If we listen to the bastardization of truth coming from Washington D.C., we should believe that if we cut the budget, if Congress acts responsibly and cuts spending – babies, young children, the old, the infirmed, kittens, puppies and yes .. unicorns will be starved, beaten, robbed, neglected .. killed. Lament the unicorns and kittens while forgetting your own grandchildren ...

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Government Shutdown Rhetoric Contains Major Fearmongering

Friday night at midnight, the U.S. Government will be effectively shutdown, babies will starve to death and Senior citizens will be lined up and shot to death in the public square by firing squads made up of Republican politicians.  While this may seem like a far-fetched scenario,  this is the main theme from Democrats that refuse to even attempt to come to a ...

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Point Your Finger at Me All You Want, Harry Reid!

It is not very often that I can actually say I agree with Harry Reid. In fact, right off the top of my head, I cannot recall ever saying the words, “Harry Reid is right!” I guess it is true- there is always a first time for everything! Harry Reid is “disappointed” that the Tea Party Republicans are preventing a ...

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Senator Jeff Sessions Confronts Democrat Leadership on Budget

At a press conference on Tuesday, Sen. Sessions (R-Alabama) put his Democrat peers and their leadership on notice: We’re going to attack you, we’re going to use every kind of political force against you’—you have looked the American people in the eye and submitted a fact-based budget that will stand up to scrutiny, that will alter the unacceptable trajectory we’re ...

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House Majority Whip Reveals GOP vs Democrats 2012 Budget Plans

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has unveiled some very interesting 2012 proposed budgetary numbers here. His report includes comparisons between the GOP proposal of around $6.2 trillion in cuts and the addition of $9 trillion in new deficits under President Obama’s budget proposal. That is a difference of a total of over $15 trillion dollars folks.  Among the most notable items ...

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