Category Archives: Deficit

Danger Ahead! Who is Responsible For Halting the Trouble Ahead?

I have been away with my children and a few of their friends at an indoor water park for the last few days…550,000 gallons of water at a constant 84 degrees, with 14 huge slides, 6 pools, a giant water … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling: A New Tag Line for the Democratic Campaign Launch

On April 9th a friend recieved this e-mail: XXXX —  The Republicans blinked. They yelled and maneuvered and threatened throughout the budget standoff, holding one group of Americans hostage after another – low-income women, seniors, students, and even viewers of Sesame … Continue reading

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Connecticut’s Tax Woes…What Comes Next?

Connecticut already has the latest Tax Freedom Day in the nation. As per The Tax Foundation: Tax Freedom Day Arrives on May 2 in Connecticut, Latest in the Nation Tax Freedom Day is the day when Americans finally have earned … Continue reading

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The Worrisome Philosophy Behind Our Presidents Words

I read the text of President Obama’s speech yesterday and am disturbed by the philosophy that played throughout his choice of wording. His opening message is delivered well and points out the common ground that we all share as Americans … Continue reading

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Throwings Stones and Ducking Responsibility, Who Wins in the Budget Game?

I read an online article just posted up to the WSJ, Budget Talks Remain at Impasse. What I found most telling in the update on this stalemate of the day was this small paragraph: Mr. Obama didn’t enumerate the differences … Continue reading

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Budget Bickering and the Blame Game

Last night President Obama met with leaders of both the Senate and the House , Harry Reid and John Boehner to try to negotiate the budget for the rest of this fiscal year. He gave a brief press conference afterwards, … Continue reading

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GOP’s Path to Prosperity

The GOP Path to Prosperity is an op-ed in this mornings WSJ written by Rep. Paul Ryan. I highly recommend reading: By PAUL D. RYAN Congress is currently embroiled in a funding fight over how much to spend on less than … Continue reading

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