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  • Federal Budget Overall
    CBO Graphics-Part 2: Federal Budget Overall, Deficits and Debt
    Whenever you start talking about cutting the federal budget, you inevitably get called 'insensitive'; a 'racist' or someone who 'hates women, old people and children and wants to throw them all into the street!'Nothing...
  • Republican governor’s tax breaks causing budget deficits, credit downgrades
    Republican governor’s tax breaks causing budget deficits, credit downgrades
    In another blow to the legitimacy of trickle-down economics, Republican governors are proving that giving more money to the rich does not create jobs. In fact, it’s causing budget deficits and credit downgrades.Kansas is among the states...
  • Obama
    Obama SOTU filled with distortions, GOP response not so much
    If you missed last night’s State of the Union address and asked what the president talked about, the best answer might be the old joke: “about 65 minutes.” In contrast,his GOP counterpart, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, spoke for...
  • Deficit is shrinking but GOP doesn’t want to admit it
    Deficit is shrinking but GOP doesn’t want to admit it
    Since the day President Obama took office, Republicans have been obsessed with “trillion dollar deficits.” They complained about the deficit in 2009 even though nine months of the 2009 deficits were the result of a budget adopted by...
  • Fort McHenry American Flang
    The nations deficit disorder
    Our nation has many deficits. It is unfortunate, but also, able to be rectified.In a key note address to our nation, February 7, 2013 Dr. Benjamin Carson spoke of possible solutions to very hard questions. The Wall Street Journal presented an...
  • U.S. Postal Service back for record $14 billion subsidy
    U.S. Postal Service back for record $14 billion subsidy
    Just in time for Christmas season the U.S. Postal Service has presented taxpayers with a record deficit of $15.9 billion annual loss to go with a recently approved increase in postage rates, according to a Wall Street Journal report.The cash...
  • Mitt Romney is a car guy
    Mitt Romney is a car guy
    This past evening saw two Catholics, or a nominal Catholic and a real one debate the issues. “Mitt Romney's a car guy,” or so said the conservative Vice Presidential candidate in last night’s debate. At least he is honest on...
  • Romney-Obama debate
    Obama Wilts Under the Glare
    In the first debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, the president came across as an uninformed, clueless, lost young man. You take away the TelePrompter and Barack Obama is nothing. His brain is gone. You confront him, which the Corrupt...
  • GOP Senators Respond To Obama's Budget 2/13/2012
    Our 'irresponsible' and 'unpatriotic' $16 trillion national debt
    Today, the national debt is $16,015,769,788,215.80 (as of 8/31/12 -- US Department of the Treasury, TreasuryDirect.gov, accessed 9/4/12). It was $10,626,877,048,913.08 when Obama became president. That is an increase of more than a five and one...
  • Federal Government’s Financial Future Under Current Conditions
    Can the U.S. avoid bankruptcy?
    The Congress doesn't cut spending and balance the budget because they can't. Not even if they remove every department and employee including the military.So says Hal Mason in the shocking accompanying video titled, "United States...
  • Paul Krugman
    A Call for Direct Stimulus Spending
    How many times have you gone out looking for work only to find that the jobs available are either not there or require you to have experience to get the job? I would wager that quite a few people have hit this snag. "How do I get experience...
  • Illinois needs reform
    Same Ole, Same Ole for Illinois Democrats
    So, Illinois Democrats have done it to us again. Another year, another year with tax increases. One has to wonder: When, and I do mean WHEN, will the people of this state wake up?Last year, Illinois Democrats gave Illinois residents the largest...
  • SOS Liberty
    Sending Out an SOS
    The country is $16 TRILLION in debt and growing. The interest on the debt soon will be the largest government expenditure. Medicare will be broke in about 10 years. Social Security will be broke in about 20 years. And all of that doesn’t...
  • students
    The bottom line in Richmond school budget
    It has finally come down to making the final decision, not only with the city's budget, but the Richmond school budget as well. And it is not going to be a surprise to anyone, and that is the hardest part to digest.Richmond's school budget...
  • Barack Obama Launches Re-Election Bid At Rallies In Ohio, Virginia 5/5/2012
    Barack Obama: Are you satisfied?
    During President Obama's so-called official start to his already year-long reelection campaign in Ohio today, Obama asked the crowd: "are we satisfied?" The crowd's answer? A resounding "no!"The Republican National...