The sheer amount of spending that has gone on in this town for the preponderance of this year and the last is simply staggering. Whether it was the stimulus bill at the beginning of 2009 or the health care bill at the beginning of 2010, and everything in between, most Americans understand that the spending levels are simply out of control…and are continuing in ways that are both big and small. But I assure you, even the instances that receive less media attention, they are every bit as egregious.
Punting DecisionsSince taking office, President Obama’s Administration has been singularly obsessed with passing a government takeover of healthcare. In times like these, one would think that the President and his team would have other buzz words and topics on their mind rather than a wildly unpopular expansion of government. I can think of several things…to start, how about, jobs, the economy, or the deficit?!
Fit to Lead?For the last few days here at the Greeneyeshade Blog, I have highlighted the atrocities of the Obama budget, and the enormous amount of debt, deficit, spending, and taxes that will result. But, you should feel comforted that the Democratic leadership of this Congress has the situation well in hand…note my heavy sarcasm.
In previous posts, some of you indicated in the comments section about the solutions that I support. Throughout the course of the year I try to provide a glimpse at substantive solutions I support, here on the Greeneyeshade Blog.
Debt, Deficits, and Taxes
As I mentioned yesterday, the President’s budget will increase spending, increase taxes, increase the deficit, and increase the debt; all in spite of the fiery rhetoric of President Obama’s State of the Union speech, which called for a decrease in each of the above areas.
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