Tonight the President delivers his State of the Union Address to the nation. This annual event brings representatives from all three branches of government into the Capitol at the same time. But there is another figure looming that has been ignored for far too long. The national debt – currently at $14 trillion and counting – is the 800 pound gorilla in the room.
There will be an 800 pound gorilla standing in the well of the House tonight that President Obama will not want to talk about. All indications so far are that the President will just request more taxpayer money to spend on funding programs that will help his reelection efforts and feed the debt gorilla.
But the debt gorilla will not be ignored any longer. In the spirit of the bipartisan seating at this year’s State of the Union, the gorilla has submitted his own profile for Congressional Match in the hopes of finally being acknowledged. Who will volunteer to step across the aisle and address our $14 trillion debt in Washington?
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Last night, after Ted Cruz dropped his bid for the White House and conservatives were left with the inevitable sinking feeling that Donald Trump was going to represent the GOP in the 2016 Presidential election, Reince Priebus took to Twitter and issue the following statement: .@realDonaldTrump will be presumptive @GOP nominee, we all need to unite and focus on | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Well, the Republican disposition finally won out. As a party, we lack the stomach for the intra-party fights the Democrats revel in, and we always have. As I’ve noted before, we never have had a competitive primary that lasted past Super Tuesday, at least since 1976. Settling on front runners is what we do as a party – even | Read More »
Yesterday was the superest and worst Tuesday yet, as Indiana took the stage. Without exaggeration, we can tell you that the whole world ended and you’re reading this from some weird, disappointing afterlife.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES After tonight’s stunning (or not so stunning) loss and Ted Cruz dropping out of the race, the question that I and others are being asked is will we unify behind the presumptive GOP nominee now that he is essentially inevitable? The answer is, of course not. #NeverTrump was not a fad. It was not an attempt to change a | Read More »