debt ceiling

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What would our Founding Fathers think?

“I place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers to be feared. We must make our choice between frugality and liberty, or excessive spending and servitude. If the debt should be swelled to a formidable size, its entire discharge will be despaired of and … Continue reading

101st Airborne in Congress.

“They’ve got us surrounded — the poor bastards!” Those words are attributed to a member of the 101st Airborne during World War II when they were surrounded by the Germans at Bastogne.  For months, when resistance seemed futile and surrender something many would understand, they held out against unspeakable odds.  But, the tenacity in which … Continue reading

RINOs strike again?

Maybe calling the Republican members of the Gang of Six RINOs is a bit unfair, but their complicity naivete deserves some name calling.  The House Republicans recently passed the best option being discussed to deal with the debt dilemma in Cut, Cap, and Balance (CCB) before it fell to the Democrat controlled Senate.  If some Senate … Continue reading

“Revenue” is just wordplay.

The American people are sick and tired of all the gamesmanship and wordplay that takes place inside the beltway.  Unfortunately, many of us are too busy to follow the debt debates taking place and follow it through soundbites and headlines.  We are always needing to adjust to new catch phrases that never mean what they … Continue reading

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