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I’ve written before about all the bluff, bluster and baloney that politicians and the press have been ladling out on this issue. There’s been enough BS to fertilize every grain crop in the country. (And with the subsidies for ethanol, folks, that’s a lot of fertilizer.) The latest one to raise my ire came from our Obfuscator in Chief, Barack Obama.
On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) proposed an unusual solution to the lack of bipartisan support for raising the debt limit. The McConnell plan would give President Barack Obama the unprecedented power to increase the debt limit in increments, up to $2.4 trillion, without Congressional approval for offsetting spending cuts.
The debt limit negotiations between President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders came to a sudden, if temporary, stop on Wednesday, with the President walking out on the talks. This is according to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who gave reporters in the Capital an account of the meeting.
We don’t need no stinkin’ permission to exercise our rights. We need to exercise our rights whether the government wants us to or not. I’m grateful for the opportunity to share my views with readers of the Personal Liberty Digest™, and am looking forward to doing so as often as possible.
Don’t bet Obama will get them. At a fundraiser in Philadelphia two weeks ago, Barack Obama apologized for not accomplishing more of his goals. “I know there are some of you who are frustrated because we haven’t gotten everything done that we said we were going to do in two and a half years,” our […]
On Wednesday, Representative Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) uploaded a video onto his website, in which he accuses President Barack Obama of lying and trying to scare the American people about the possibility of the United States defaulting. Walsh urged the President to change tactics and convince the Democrats to support a Balanced Budget Amendment. The video can be viewed below.
President Barack Obama walked out of a deficit meeting with high-ranking Republican lawmakers.
Republicans were unable to pass a law that would have allowed consumers to continue purchasing old-style incandescent light bulbs.
H.R. 2411, the Reduce America’s Debt Now Act of 2011, states that every worker in America should be able to voluntarily have a portion of his or her wages automatically withheld and sent directly to the Treasury Department for the purposes of paying down the Federal debt.
The U.S. Department of Justice is drawing fire over a memorandum it released last week, in which the DOJ essentially says State laws regarding the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes are irrelevant when it comes to the prosecution of growers, sellers and distributors of the drug.