Posts in category "US Debt Ceiling"

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America
Washington may have received a temporary respite from its partisan bickering when Representative Gabrielle Giffords appeared on the House floor to cast her vote in an effort to avert a government default, however, politics in America is forever broke(n). The crisis, which has held our nation hostage, not only left a bad taste in the... Read more »

Boehner Puts His Official Stamp On The Party Of NO! Walks Away!

Boehner Puts His Official Stamp On The Party Of NO! Walks Away!
Speaker of the House, John “Weepy” Boehner has finally put his Official Stamp of Approval on the Party of NO. Then again, anyone who has been watching the debt ceiling crisis escalate, until Boehner finally walked away yesterday, knew that the Republicans were not dealing in good faith from the beginning. Even though there are... Read more »

GOP Imploding: Will 2012 Bring A Reversal of Fortunes For Democrats?

GOP Imploding: Will 2012 Bring A Reversal of Fortunes For Democrats?
The tides of discontent swings like a pendulum. As Democrats found out during the mid-term elections of 2010, if you anger the public – there will be repercussions. The Tea Party seized the moment and the balance of power shifted to the GOP in the House of Representatives. Americans wanted change and more importantly an... Read more »
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Email Seeking Straight Answers From Boehner Nets GOP Talking Points Instead

Email Seeking Straight Answers From Boehner Nets GOP Talking Points Instead
It seems to me that whenever I send a public official a letter or an email seeking some straight answers, I get anything but. Rather than simply getting to the heart of the matter and answering the questions, politicians must make it a point to weave their stale party talking points into any response. It... Read more »

Grover Norquist And A Radical Tea Party Agenda: What More Do You Need To Know?

Grover Norquist And A Radical Tea Party Agenda: What More Do You Need To Know?
According to Thom Hartmann, Grover Norquist is President of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), an extreme right-wing anti-government lobbying group. Their radical agenda centers on shifting Wealth Accumulation to the rich and building-up the military-industrial complex. It should be noted that Grover Norquist is also a very wealthy man, so while the Tea Party has... Read more »

Representative Walsh To Obama Via You Tube: Quit Scaring & Lying To Americans!

Representative Walsh To Obama Via You Tube: Quit Scaring & Lying To Americans!
Representative Joe Walsh (R-Il), a Tea Party Republican, has given President Barack Obama his ultimatum of not spending one more dollar on the backs of American children or grandchildren until there is a Balanced Budget Amendment passed. Walsh also asked President Obama if he had no shame for lying to the American People over the... Read more »
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Obama Debt Ceiling Crisis Spurs Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee To Play Race Card - Shameful!

Obama Debt Ceiling Crisis Spurs Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee To Play Race Card - Shameful!
I guess it was just a matter of time before someone would throw out the race card when it came to President Obama and the Debt Ceiling Crisis. The only question was who would be the one to play it? And the winner, or whiner if you prefer, is U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tx),... Read more »

Get The Burdizzo Ready - The GOP Lining-Up For Party Castration!

Get The Burdizzo Ready - The GOP Lining-Up For Party Castration!
Okay Eric Cantor, maybe the time has come for the GOP to give back all those gains made at the mid-terms anyhow. The Republican Party, and in particular the Tea Party Caucus, may feel that they have to stay the course with their debt ceiling game of chicken as a means to keep their credibility... Read more »

Debt Crisis / Political Sausage-Making: Americans Could Care Less When Held Hostage

Debt Crisis / Political Sausage-Making: Americans Could Care Less When Held Hostage
Political pundits and policy wonks may understand the “Art of Political Sausage-Making,” but, to average Americans it may as well be like trying to learn speaking Mandarin. To the Average Joe, instant gratification will always win out over some nifty policy creation that doesn’t enhance their lives or kick in until 2014. Let’s face it,... Read more »
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Obama and GOP - No Deal, No Social Security Checks? No Vote For You!

Obama and GOP - No Deal, No Social Security Checks? No Vote For You!
I don’t know about you, but this game of chicken between President Obama, Democrats and Republicans is getting annoying. With the nation mired in the worst economic slump since the Great Depression, lawmakers have decided that now is the time to jeopardize the global financial markets instead of letting cooler heads prevail and postpone the... Read more »