Post Tagged with: "Sen. Coburn"

May 15, 2012 15:56

Government has doubled since 2001 – Sen. Coburn

“We’re spending twice as much money as we did in 2001. If you go back 15 years our deficit this year is bigger than what our entire budget was. That’s how out of control the federal government is. … There is a political reason we’re not having a budget. Everybody understands that. Nobody’s going to say it. .. “because we don’t want to make the hard choices in an election year.”

May 1, 2012 09:36

Coburn: Defusing Our Nation’s Debt Bomb Before It’s Too Late

Senator Coburn about the seriousness of our debt and the Greece-like consequences that we can expect to see if serious changes in Washington are not made. FOX & Friends’ Steve Doocey talks to Senator Coburn about his new book “The Debt Bomb.”

March 30, 2012 04:05

Coburn: Obama’s oil attack “all a big sham”

“We subsidize solar at $692 per megawatt hour. If you take all the accelerated depreciation it’s $ 0.61 per megawatt on oil. …. The major oil companies get no subsidy. .. America has more oil than any other country in the world…. 1.28 trillion barrels of oil.”

March 22, 2012 04:00

Is Congress truly serious about eliminating wasteful federal spending?

GAO recommendations from last year and this year would produce savings that exceed $300 billion, according to Coburn aides. – Washington Examiner

February 2, 2012 05:06

Obama offers new tax to buy votes – the mortgage bailout

In a bald pitch for vote buying Obama is offering to help mortgage holders refinance by raising costs of banking on everyone else. This is typical campaign mentality. Offer ruinous economic gimmicks that will be paid for by others in the future to buy votes now. Sen. Coburn and Neal Cavuto discuss the president’s latest scheme.

January 31, 2012 12:28

Kudlow: We are waffling toward bankruptcy

Larry Kudlow rails about inaction on real spending cuts. Sen. Coburn says all the cuts and proposals he has submitted fall on deaf ears in the Democrat controlled senate.

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.

March 31, 2011 07:53

Senator Coburn chides childish senate for not taking tough votes

“I think that tells the American people what they already know. That we don’t care about what the real problems are. We care about the politics.” “Stand up and do the job we were hired to do.”