I’LL SEE YOUR $9 TRILLION, AND RAISE YOU … • CBO’s ‘optimistic’ projection assumes federal spending is going to fall between now and 2012.
There is no more money.
Good message from the National Republican Trust PAC. And well executed.
A TALE OF TWO GDPs • Summer 2008, GDP jumps 1.9 percent: “Disappointing.” Summer 2009, GDP shrinks 1 percent: “Glimmer of hope.”
CUTTING THE BUDGET, ØBAMA STYLE • This must be a joke: ‘In a savings shocker, the government discovers that paper has two sides’
U.S. Rep. Dan Lungren, R-CA, used the one-minute speech time this week to play off “The Music Man.”
And you thought C-SPAN was boring.
It really is amazing that Lungren lost his gubernatorial bid to one of the most boring politicians of all time.
IN OVER THEIR HEADS? • “… he spent three hours with committee aides brainstorming about how to pay for the trillion-dollar legislation. At one point, they flipped through the tax code, looking for ideas.”
GEITHNER-BERNANKE RIFT • Both want to control consumer protection. Why not leave it as is and appoint a czar instead?
From the “Today” show this morning:
Our president says:
If I can afford to do a little bit more so that a whole bunch of families out there have security when I already have security, that’s part of being a community.
Sound familiar? It should.
Elections definitely have consequences. You get what you vote for.
This is so bad.