Tag Archives: Federal Budget

CBPP: Opinion: Robert Greenstein: Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

Source: CBPP: Opinion: Robert Greenstein: Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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▶ The Young Turks: Video: Are Republicans On A Suicide Mission?

▶ Are Republicans On A Suicide Mission? – YouTube. Some members of the Tea Party taking President Bush’s War on Terror line of you are either with us or against us literally. Meaning you always agree with us and never … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Street- Government Shutdown Reflects Struggles Within Capitalist Republican Elite

The whole movement against the so-called ObamaCare or what is actually officially called the Affordable Care Act. And if you read this blog on a regular basis you know I call it the Affordable Care Act or ACA. But the … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Newt Gingrich Remembers Government Shutdown of 1995

Big differences between the 1995 government and what looks like now at almost 11PM-EST the start of a 2013 government shutdown. First of all the personal, President Bill Clinton and Speaker Newt Gingrich actually liked each other. And as Speaker … Continue reading

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CBS News: Evening News- John Dickerson: What Can Still be Done to Avoid a Government Shutdown?

This is what Congressional gridlock looks like with a divided Congress that has a minority faction the Tea Party. In a House Republican Conference telling the House Republican Leadership that they simply won’t vote for any government funding bill. That … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: This Morning: Nancy Kordes: House GOP Digs in on Budget Ahead of Looming Shutdown

This Morning: Nancy Kordes: House GOP Digs in on Budget Ahead of Looming Shutdown – YouTube. House Republicans at least at the leadership level even if the Tea Party caucus is still out to lunch. Know that their so-called ObamaCare … Continue reading

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Think Progress: Fiscal Policy: Michael Waldron: “More Proof That America Doesn’t Have A Spending Problem”: Why This is Only Half of The Story

  Think Progress: Fiscal Policy: Michael Waldron: “More Proof That America Doesn’t Have A Spending Problem”: Why This is Only Half of The Story. Leave it up to Think Progress to only report half of the story which is why … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Chairman Paul Ryan Gets 62 Percent of His Huge Budget Cuts from Programs for Lower-Income Americans”: How to Reform the Safety Net Instead

  Chairman Ryan Gets 62 Percent of His Huge Budget Cuts from Programs for Lower-Income Americans — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. If Rep. Paul Ryan was serious about reforming the Safety Net. And making it more Cost Effective, … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Progressive Caucus Releases Sane “Budget For All,”: What Big Government Progressivism looks like

  Progressive Caucus Releases Sane “Budget For All,” Asking 1% to Pay Their Fair Share | AlterNet. Last year the Progressive Caucus released their Federal Budget plan. That had over 1T$ in Tax Hikes that would be used for new … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Ron Paul’s Budget Proposals Are Fiscally Irresponsible”: At Least Ron Paul has a Plan

Whether you like Ron Paul or his budget plan or not, at least he has one. When we finally get around to serious Deficit Reduction, we are going to need around 5T$. In order to get the deficit and debt … Continue reading

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