Post Tagged with: "debt ceiling deal"

August 4, 2011 06:50

DeMint’s leadership PAC battles leaders’ in fight for future of Senate GOP caucus

[H]e became angry about the debt deal the leadership struck with President Obama and could support serious challengers to Republican senators who voted for the plan, a source close to the senator told The Hill on Tuesday.

August 2, 2011 05:28

Washington is still playing the game – a “cut” isn’t really a cut

Have the American people wised up to this charade? The “cuts” are really just a tiny bit less spending increase. Government spending has already bankrupted the nation and it appears it cannot be stopped. Because the starting point for cutting is an out of control growth in spending, the “cuts” in the debt deal accomplish almost nothing. They do not deal with the real problem. Senator Dr. Tom Coburn explains to Neil Cavuto.

August 2, 2011 05:06

The Mythical Debt Ceiling Crisis Masks The Real Problem: Out of Control Government Spending

The crisis is the debt itself. Economic Armageddon would not have resulted from failure to raise the ceiling, but it will come because we succeeded in raising it.

August 1, 2011 07:02

The Deal – according to Boehner

Speaker Boehner posted this summary of the debt ceiling deal last night (July 31, 2011).