Tag Archives: budget

Who Really Shutdown the Government


This is the 18th federal government shutdown since 1976. There were 12 government shutdowns under Reagan.

US Senate last passed a federal budget in 2007 under the Bush Administration. They didn’t pass one in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and nothing in 2013 yet. America has been running on CR’s. Continue reading

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Did Senator Burr Blow It Again?


This bloodsport we call politics is full of landmines and pitfalls for everyone involved. I wouldn’t want to walk one-yard in their shoes. They’re damned if they do; they’re damned if they don’t. Is it a problem that Burr and Hagan voted the same? Maybe not,… Continue reading

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Meadows’ first Townhall Meeting


Rep. Mark Meadows’ first Townhall Meeting on Friday, Feb. 1st, 6-7pm at the library. Do you have any questions about the debt ceiling? What would REALLY happen if the debt ceiling is NOT raised? Maybe you have a question about the budget? Please come get directly involved in YOUR government. Continue reading

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545 people vs. 300,000,000 people


Charley Reese’s final column for the Orlando Sentinel… He has been a journalist for 49 years. He is retiring and this is HIS LAST COLUMN. Be sure to read the Tax List at the end. This is about as clear … Continue reading

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I’m Biting the bullet – cutting expenses.


I HOPE YOU WILL ALL PARTICIPATE AND DO YOUR PART The President ordered the cabinet to cut $100 million from the $3.5 trillion federal budget. I’m so impressed by this sacrifice that I have decided to do the same thing … Continue reading

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NC House and Senate override Governor’s budget veto!!


Don’t tell me elections don’t matter!!!  Taxpayers win today!!  With a budget cutting GOP majority in both the NC House and Senate, the big spending, big taxing Democrat Governor was halted!!  The House and Senate passed THEIR budget! full article … Continue reading

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NCAE (teacher’s union) meeting summary


~~*”:.-_We crashed their meeting! _-=:”*~~ The best of the best, or the worst of the worst, depending on how you think of it, was this statement: From the back of the room, an attendee asked asked directly, “What have YOU … Continue reading

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