House GOP’s Spending Cut Less Than Expected

    Here is the only piece you need to read about the House GOP’s budget cuts and how insignificant they are. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R.-Wis.) is filing a budget limit this week that would cut government spending by $32 billion starting March 5. The Appropriations Committee will use the new spending levels to determine specific government department cuts and write a new Continuing Resolution | Read More »

    House GOP’s Spending Cut Less Than Expected

    Here is the only piece you need to read about the House GOP’s budget cuts and how insignificant they are. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R.-Wis.) is filing a budget limit this week that would cut government spending by $32 billion starting March 5. The Appropriations Committee will use the new spending levels to determine specific government department cuts and write a new Continuing Resolution | Read More »

    Gov. Christie’s Rising Approval Rating Shows Dem Gamble Failed

    The Democrats’ cynical gamble now looks about as smart as betting on Pittsburgh in the Super Bowl. The gamble was despite voters saying they want to reduce the deficit, when push comes to shove they will vote out the politicians who made the cuts. Washington Post blogger Greg Sargent explained the rationale in a recent post , Don’t look now, but there are increasing signs | Read More »

    Behold Obama’s mighty $775 million budget cut!

    (H/T: AoSHQ) Considering that there is a projected deficit of 1.5 trillion dollars, you might think that the White House might start taking the idea of spending cuts seriously.  You would be wrong: the Budget Office has released the President’s proposed 2012 budget, and they involve a paltry 775 million in spending cuts.  That would be .05% of the total deficit.  Not five percent; point-oh-five | Read More »

    Behold Obama’s mighty $775 million budget cut!

    (H/T: AoSHQ) Considering that there is a projected deficit of 1.5 trillion dollars, you might think that the White House might start taking the idea of spending cuts seriously.  You would be wrong: the Budget Office has released the President’s proposed 2012 budget, and they involve a paltry 775 million in spending cuts.  That would be .05% of the total deficit.  Not five percent; point-oh-five | Read More »

    GOP; Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

    By Tom Tillison Florida Political Press More proof that if you hang around long enough, you’ll see just about everything! Anyone who knows me knows that I am far from being an apologist for the Republican Party, but what a pickle they find themselves in. And, as is usually the case, they can look amongst themselves for much of the blame. There’s much ado being | Read More »

    So, Gibbs has a “modest” salary

    So says Obama, but one wonders.  Is it only sycophants who are starving on a “modest” $172K a year?  What about the carpet layer in Sheboygan who employs his brother-in-law and son and who splits his $200K gross earnings with two relatives and gubmint at all levels?  Is HE, then, the “rich” slacker lighting cigars with hundred dollar bills?  (And what about the avg family income in the U.S. — | Read More »

    Senator Inhofe’s video response to DoD budget cuts.

    Senator Jim Inhofe (R, OK) had some harsh words about proposed DoD cuts: The text version of these comments may be found here.

    Priorities

    Due to budget cuts, the University of Washington’s Seattle campus will not be accepting any new students, including transfers, for spring enrollment. In keeping with a common tactic in the Evergreen State, UW administrators have applied the budget axe to an item they feel will gin up public support for more funding. Affecting only about 325 students, this seems more like a gesture designed to | Read More »


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