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Again: Obama Misses Another Budget Deadline

clarityseeker2 Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 10:15 PM
He did not "past a budget". He did send to congress budgets which got passed. It is fully understood that this is too challenging a concept for you. It's "passed" your bedtime...
scrow Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 11:56 PM
Read the article. The issue is Presidents submitting budgets. When was the last budget submitted by a President?
Marlette John Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 10:19 PM
No wrong. The last budget passed by congress was in 1997. It's just a fact.

We've known this failure was forthcoming for some time, but it's still worth flagging for several reasons, which we'll get to momentarily.  First, the basics:

Monday marked the deadline set in law for President Obama to submit a budget, but he missed it — making this the fourth time in his five years in office that he's failed to submit the blueprint on time. That makes his record equal to the three previous presidents combined, who spanned 20 years in office. This year, Mr. Obama blamed the late passage of his tax increase deal early last month....