Madison warned: "An elective despot is not what we fought
Aide says President Obama would use short-term agreement to avert crisis but won't make policy changes. [...]
House Speaker John Boehner said he wouldn't bring up bills to fully reopen the government or raise the debt limit unless Democrats agree to broader talks aimed at trimming the deficit. [...]
While House Democrats are moving ahead with a discharge petition for a "clean" continuing resolution, the timeline for the tactic makes it largely a moot point. [...]
Obama claims raising the debt ceiling doesn't increase the debt and that debt-ceiling negotiations have never been used to effect other policy changes. by Michael Tennant [...]
As I noted yesterday, the apparent stand-off over increasing the debt limit is, to paraphrase Seinfeld, real...and it's spectacular. According to [...]
President Obama pledged to end partisanship, but instead has exacerbated it. He recently accused House Republicans of being extortionists for opposing a raise [...]
Did you hear the latest out of Washington D.C. and our Government?
Timothy Geithner and Barack Obama discuss things, possibly even the upcoming debt ceiling issue!
Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner and the Obama administration is already pushing for a higher debt ceiling. Remember last year when we went through all the threats of a government shut-down, and Obama threatened (in an off-handed way) to withhold social security and veterans checks? Well, get ready for more of the [...]
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Herman Cain is smiling because he is the man with a plan!
Why is Herman Cain smiling today? Herman Cain is smiling because he is the man with a plan, and his plan seems to be gaining traction!
Did you hear? In the latest Quinnipiac poll, Herman Cain has pulled into a virtual 3 way tie with Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in the race to become Americas Next President! Yes, it's the same Herman Cain that has proposed overhauling the tax code and the IRS with his "9 [...]
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Statue in Washington, D.C.
"The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first." Thomas Jefferson
With all the debate these days about the debt limit and the "up and down" or the "clean" vote last night (01 June 2011) I thought this quote was quite relevant. Congress overwhelmingly voted to NOT increase the debt ce [...]
Well, it's finally happened. The Congressionally authorized debt limit for the U.S. has been reached today! How long can we keep the flag flying proudly when the country is in this severe of a predicament? What will Americas Next President do about the National Debt? (more…) [...]