This Is What Democrats Do

Obama’s latest budget is a joke and an insult to the American people. If Harry Reid allows it to reach the floor it will be voted down like last year: 97-0.

Republicans in the House are passing budgets and bills.

Obama is passing the buck.

He’d raise tax rates and cut defense spending while expanding spending in every other area. This is a broken record.

The recent flap involving the Catholic Church and contraception etc. shows exactly what Obamacare is all about. We all lose our freedom when we hand over the health care and insurance business to bureaucrats. Now we are being told that pregnancy is a preventable illness. Do they read their own press releases? The Democrats simply run around declaring that one thing or another will be free of cost. There is no such thing. This is childish and ignorant.

The free market isn’t a bunch of “greedy capitalists” ripping us off without repercussions. The free market is about OUR freedom to choose. In that system businesses compete for our money — just like Apple and Microsoft compete for our computer and technology business. Things get better and cheaper for us while the corporations make money. There are profits and jobs — not subsidies and scandals like Solyndra.

The GOP needs a coordinated message that explains that to the voters and shows how Republicans will be distinctly different than the incompetents in charge now.

Obama and the Democrats are attempting the same controlled-economy nonsense that has failed every single time it has been forced on a population. The Soviet Union is only the most infamous example.

We are at a point where we need strong leadership to push bold policies that repeal and reverse most of this. We’ve been sliding toward socialism since FDR and the main difference now is that quicker pace. We’re at multiple tipping points. We’re broke and facing a real economic catastrophe.

If Mitt Romney wants to win the election he needs to understand that the President is not the CEO of America. You cannot micro-manage the economy–you can only set it free.

Pat Duggan


Where is Common Sense?

The CBO projects that the 2011 budget deficit will be 1.5 TRILLION dollars.


The Democrat and Republican “leadership” is fighting over spending cuts of between zero and 60 billion.

Is it any wonder the Tea Party remains so popular?

This is sick and sad. Rand Paul suggested a $500 Billion package of cuts. I suggest we simply roll everything back to 2008 levels and then resume cutting form there.

Published in: on March 8, 2011 at 2:51 pm  Comments (1)  

Serious Comments on an Unserious Budget

Our friend Mike Ashton at E-piphany blog makes a comment on the Obama budget that is seemingly obvious-except to the political class.  He links to a color-coded chart in The New York Times that shows where the budget is increasing.

Mike’s comment:

What is amazing to me (and I don’t want this to become a political comment, but large deficits have a market effect and an economic effect and so it’s worth discussing) is how many parts of the budget are increasing at the very time when we’re running pan-trillion-dollar deficits. This is true even among discretionary items, but let’s be frank here: if the alternative is that the nation is unable to fund this budget and unable to borrow it, these are all discretionary items.

It reminds me of times of budgetary crisis when “non-essential” workers are furloughed. If they’re not essential-then why do we have them?

Published in: on February 15, 2011 at 9:24 am  Leave a Comment  
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