US Congress

Forgive Us Our Debts

ATHOM A FEW FACTS about our flipping national debt. LBJ's Great Society and a few other distractions—like the Vietnam war—stormed into 1969 and the Nixon era with buckets of deficit spending. Since then, the national debt has grown dramatically each decade, as shown below: • In the 1970’s, the national debt more than doubled, from $366 billion to $829 billion. • In the 1980’s, the national debt more than tripled, from $829 billion to $2.9 trillion. • In the 1990’s, the national debt almost doubled again, from $2.9 trillion to $5.6 trillion. • In the 2000’s, the national debt is...

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National Debt Made Simple

HE US CONGRESS SETS a federal budget every year (Before Obama*) in the trillions of dollars. Few people know how much money that is so we created a breakdown of federal spending in simple terms. Let’s put the 2011 federal budget into perspective: * US income: $2,170,000,000,000 * Federal budget: $3,820,000,000,000 * New debt: $1,650,000,000,000 * National debt: $14,271,000,000,000 * Recent budget cut: $38,500,000,000 (about 1 percent of the budget) It helps to think about these numbers in terms that we can relate to, so let’s remove eight zeros from these numbers and pretend this is the household budget for...


Why Congress Refuses to Investigate Obama's Illegal Presidency

CONGRESS KNOWS THE TRUTH about Obama. They already know he is a fraud and a criminal usurper. That weight is crushing their ability to govern effectively because it is insanguiating the confidence of their constituencies. Congressional integrity is bleeding out. However, they also are aware, repressively if not consciously, that they are now accountable for the fall of this nation because of their choice to ignore the moment of truth. They failed to uphold the rule of law prescribed in the doctrinal foundations of the Constitution, and now they are left with the teeth-gnashing reality that there are no more...


Piercing The Political Tick

ound this sharp stab at political-economical consciousness at the always provocative American Thinker in a few words posted by the self-identified AWARE54397, and from my own current sorry state of economic ruin all I can think to add to the soil is this—Damn. I wish I had written those two paragraphs. The political tick, blood-filled and bulging. Quite a fit description of the body politik... So let us get on with the rain seeding... It won't matter if gold and oil are pumped out of the ground in record quantities, there is no recovery, no "rebound". The problem is the...


Power of the People vs. Political Parties

....nothing new under sun. OR THE RECORD, I am not a member of any political party. I am, moreover, repelled by arguments that people should vote for a party’s candidate because . . . he is the party’s candidate. I have no interest serving any party simply for the sake of serving the party. I want best practices principles advanced, whoever, and from whatever party this person should come forth from the nation who supports those principles, but I also remain a pragmatist who considers each decision carefully. "I think George Washington was right when he said, in his 1796...