Browsing All posts tagged under »U.S. Budget«

Congressional Republicans Unite Behind Conservative Budget

July 6, 2018 by


By Dody Eid and Romina Boccia ~ The Republican Study Committee, a conservative caucus of 158 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, releases an annual budget called “A Framework for United Conservatism.” Its aim is to unite conservatives in Congress behind a long-term fiscal plan. This year’s Framework builds on the RSC’s fiscal year […]

5 Ways Congress Fell Short In Spending Your Money In 2017

December 29, 2017 by


By Romina Boccia ~ As 2017 comes to a close, it’s worth remembering that America’s mountain of debt continues to grow. Here are five key facts about federal spending in 2017 to remember: 1. The deficit reached $666 billion. By many, 666 is known as the number of the beast in the Book of Revelation […]

Lessons of the Fifth GOP Debate + More – Daily Digest

December 16, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Speak seldom, but to important subjects, except such as particularly relate to your constituents, and, in the former case, make yourself perfectly master of the subject.” —George Washington, 1787 FEATURED RIGHT ANALYSIS Lessons of the Fifth GOP Debate By Mark Alexander Nine Republican candidates took the stage last night in […]

Winners And Losers Emerge From The 1,695 Pages Of The $1.1 Trillion Budget

December 18, 2014 by


By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ If you want to know how your tax dollars will get spent next year, the answers are in Cromnibus-the 1,695 page bill that Congress hurriedly passed last weekend to fund the federal government through September 2015. Republicans won big with Cromnibus, along with farmers, political parties, incandescent bulb users, Blue […]

The ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ Budget

April 12, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ “The natural cure for an ill-administration … is a change of men.” –Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 21 Finally, after more than two months of delays and excuses, Barack Obama released his budget for fiscal 2014. “It’s a budget that doesn’t spend beyond our means,” he boasted. Unless, of course, you consider […]

If I Were Dictator (Part 17)

July 8, 2011 by


By Marlin6 On 02/05/2008, I authored a post “Benevolent Dictators Make Good Government”. Examples are King David – Israel – (1010 BC –970 B.C.) in ancient times and General Douglas McArthur – Japan – (1945 –1947) in modern times. I started musing about what I would do if I were absolute dictator of the United […]

A Thousand Lies

April 7, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba The question is, how long can a nation sustain itself when its president, its government, and its news media tell a thousand lies every day? Americans are drowning in lies. The biggest lie is the budget, burdened with trillions in debt, and behind that are the virtually insolvent entitlement programs, Social Security […]

Defense Spending, Health Care, And More Political Comment

February 3, 2010 by


The Patriot Post Chronicle The Foundation “The natural cure for an ill-administration, in a popular or representative constitution, is a change of men.” –Alexander Hamilton Editorial Exegesis “Last week the Russian air force celebrated the maiden flight of the Sukhoi T-50, Moscow’s version of the American F-22 Raptor stealth fighter. We have shut down the […]

Bailout Bucks for All!

February 5, 2009 by


By Nan Swift on Feb 05, 2009 FreedomWorks just developed these Bailout Bucks – inspired by our friends at UGA. This afternoon we’re delivering them to Senate offices along with copies of our key vote and Top 10 Reasons the Economic “Stimulus” package is beyond ridiculous. Print them. Cut them out.  Share them with your […]