@BefuddledThe Senate voted three times on a clean continuing resolution.
It's not their fault the House has 4 times voted on a broken
"compromise" where only one side is giving anything up.
OK everyone, let the finger pointing begin. Truth is, all sides are EQUALLY
responsible for this mess. Anyone who claims otherwise is just drinking their
own brand of Cool-Aid.
What is the truth behind the beltway lies about these crazy Republicans crashing
our government?Twice in the last week House Republicans have voted
unanimously to fund the U.S. government.If national polls are to be
believed, those House Republicans are doing exactly what America wants. A
majority of Americans oppose a government shutdown. And a majority oppose
Obamacare.Who, then, is preventing the government from being
funded?Harry Reid and Barack Obama. Neither will accept any
continuing resolution that does not contain Obamacare. Both will shut down this
city rather than accept any such CR.It is Harry and Barry who are
saying: If we don’t get full funding of Obamacare now, we shut down
Washington until the House delivers.
The "shut er down" tea party members want to spin it too? We don't
need HAFB it costs money, so shut it down.
Congress has FAILED to pass the legally required budget and appropriations bills
EVERY year since 1996. Instead they have allowed growing wasteful spending with
vague "continuing resolutions" to avoid ever angering any beneficiary of
any government program who might have their place at the trough eliminated.Sure, a lot of government activities, especially national defense and
border security are essential, but many large and small bureaucracies
(Departments of Education and Energy to start with) and thousands of programs
(Public Broadcasting, and the Raisin Board) are non-essential.We
cannot afford to pay for non-essential stuff and it must be eliminated. If we cannot begin to rein in spending today, when will we start? Or
never?Mike Lee, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Jason Chaffetz are trying
to attack the problems, but they are being attacked by people who disregard
truth and are motivated only by political power.
Good job, Congress. Way to get nothing done--except maybe scoring political
points with your home constituencies.
Truth, could you post some references to support your claims?
Funny how liberals will drop their car insurance if they can save a
buck......but are bent if GOP complains that obamacare will double almost all
current premiums! obamacare is the equivalent of the govt. taking over all car
insurance and charging everyone 100% to 1000% times more than the private
insurers.......and the Libs who have no car insurance think that the govt.
option is a good deal, it's all a matter of perspective....those who pay
their own way in life versus those who expect someone else to pay for them!
Congrats on getting what you want democrats and Obama.
Congrats on getting what you wanted Tea Party.