Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling and polotics:
"I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC. "You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election.
The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to…
I know this may seem a bit out of left field, but it has been rattling around in my brain for a while. As you all know, each state is entitled to at least one Representative and two Senators. For this discussion we will only focus on the House of Representatives. Each state's number of Representatives is determined by that state's portion of the national population, which is why we have the Census. The House currently has 435 members and each…
I have thought long and hard about the current situation and have come to a couple of conclusions.
We need to move beyond the clever quotes from yesteryear about what we should have/could have/need to do/ threaten to do to resolve this disturbing infestation on Capitol Hill and take immediate…Continue
The tea party participants and all of those millions of people that go to the meetings, call their members of congress, call their radio station and write letters to the editor have made great sacrifices from the normalcy of their lives. Together, the thousand plus tea party groups across the country have accomplished some good things.
In the debt ceiling debate it has become clear to the American people that the establishment of both the Democratic…Continue
Added by Micky Baker on August 2, 2011 at 11:57pm — No Comments
THIS IS NOT directed at any one party THEY ARE ALL
CUT FROM THE SAME CLOTH
here's an example of why (just one of many reasons why) I don't trust my government for one second to tell me the truth or to conduct themselves in an honorable way.
Does anyone remember (the government hopes not or its been so long ago they just "conveniently" choose to skip over it) when the government BORROWED (their words) from the Social Security Fund just to TEMPORARILY…
Added by Emery McClendon on January 28, 2011 at 9:18pm — No Comments
Added by Earl F Glynn on December 16, 2010 at 12:38pm — No Comments