August 25, 2011 - 3:48pm
When he's right, he's right. Driving up our national debt is "...irresponsible. It's unpatriotic!"
Don’t you just love it when a politician’s words come back to haunt him? An excellent example of this schadenfreude is the hot and heavy campaign speech then-Senator Barack H. Obama gave in Fargo, N.D., on July 3, 2008:
July 29, 2011 - 10:46pm
"Rather than come up with a bill that can pass, they've been busy ginning up opposition to everything else. Now it's time for them to act. I eagerly await the Majority Leader's plan for preventing this crisis."
The plan introduced by Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, to raise the nation's the debt ceiling and slash government spending, passed in a sharply polarized House of Representatives by a 218-210 margin, late Friday afternoon. The bill was quickly sent over to the Senate...
July 11, 2011 - 6:09pm
Your Uncle Sam is broke, and he needs your help. Buddy, can you spare a dime?
Representative Rick Crawford, a first-term Republican from Arkansas’ 1st District, introduced a clever resolution last Wednesday, in a novel effort to balance the budget and reduce the country’s burdensome national debt. House Resolution No. 2411, to be known as the Reduce America...