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Miracles Do Happen: Harry Reid's Senate Passed A Budget

NW-Res Wrote: Mar 23, 2013 4:08 PM
LongJohnCopper wrote: ". . .There are three ways to help the US - cut spending, raise taxes, grow the economy, and all three must be done at the very same time. . . ." ----------------------------- Government will never "grow the economy" by raising taxes. The economy grows when people spend money in the private sector. If you take the people's money away by taxing them higher, they won't have it to spend in the private sector and the economy suffers. What part of that is so difficult for the liberal mind to comprehend? "Government isn't the solution. Government is the problem". -- RR
Two amazing upsets happened last night: a small school called Florida Gulf Coast University upset perennial powerhouse Georgetown in the first round of the NCAA tournament, and Harry Reid's Senate passed a budget!

The Senate passing a budget, of course, is by far the more miraculous occurrence, and certainly a rarer one. A 15-seed upsetting a 2-seed in the NCAA tournament is nearly a yearly occurrence: Lehigh upset Duke just last year, for example. Harry Reid's Senate, despite being legislatively binding, has refused to even offer up a budget since 2009.

This Senate budget passed 50-49, with four Democrats...