Post Tagged with: "government shutdown"

March 18, 2011 06:58

Reid to shut down government over funding abortions through Planned Parenthood

Despite recent revelations of Planned Parenthood’s complicity in aiding child prostitution and rape and their millions in government funding of abortions, Harry Reid has decide he will risk a government shutdown rather than let GOP defund Planned Parenthood.

March 4, 2011 08:26

Sen. Blunt bluntly says President not doing his job

While Obama is out pitching more spending of borrowed dollars, those in his administration say the debt is so bad it is a national security issue. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the Council on Foreign Relations that our national debt is a national security risk echoing previous statements by Joint Chiefs Chairman Admiral Mullins, head of U.S. intelligence – Dennis Blair, and all of America’s intelligence agencies. Maybe someone should start paying attention.

March 4, 2011 07:44

There Are Worse Things Than Government Shutdowns

By the administration’s own estimates, we face a $1.65 trillion deficit this year. Our national debt is about to hit the $14.3 trillion statutory limit. If the unfunded obligations of Social Security and Medicare are included, the real debt could go as high as $119 trillion. Against that backdrop, Republicans have proposed only $61 billion in cuts. If we can’t do that, what can we do?

December 16, 2010 06:30

Just shut it down!

Government shutdown looms as Congress risks missing a key deadline this weekend over the battle in the Senate on a massive 2,000-page catchall spending bill that Republicans have vowed to oppose unless they can strip it of earmarks.

November 18, 2010 07:57

Three Reasons Why the New GOP House Majority Will not Repeat the Mistakes of 1995

Just as the music scene has changed since the grunge heyday of the mid-1990s, so have things on the political front, and in ways that could make a future showdown on government spending turn out very differently from the last time a first-term Democratic President and a new Republican Speaker clashed.

April 14, 2010 04:19

Republicans eye 2011 government shutdown over Obamacare

If that is what it takes, we say ‘go for it’! Most Americans will agree.