“If we can’t balance the budget today, what on earth makes us think it will happen at some future date?”
[Shakes fists at sky.]
So much for that.
“I believe in a strong national defense. I believe in Ronald Reagan’s policy of ‘Peace through Strength.'”
Blame it on the alcohol.
A vast wasteland of good intentions, lost in the annals of time.
Back when the world was a safer place
Boxer: “Absolutely no way we’re going to cut spending.”
“You can’t carry a large land-war Defense Department when there is no large land war.”
“Right now, Jesus himself couldn’t be the speaker and get 218 Republicans behind something.”
Most unfortunately, the government issue of unsustainable promises — and the unaffordable list of long-term liabilities thereby incurred — is …
Enough is enough.
“Wisdom and prudence”?
It’s helpful to mark these milestones every year. While President Obama lectures his opposition about unprecedented obstruction and lack of …
If we pay for it
“However, does it go far enough to address our problems? Absolutely not.”
$haking my head.
“We don’t want nothing out of this debt limit.”
Embrace the suck.
Or, “How to Turn $16 Billion in ‘Spending Cuts’ into up to $22 Billion in Spending Increases”.
“Look, in the (Republican Senate) minority, you don’t have the burden of governing.”
“They’re using the American people for their own purposes. This is ridiculous.”
Under the radar.
“Winners make policy and losers go home.”
“118 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2016…a 37 percent increase from 2015”