In response to:

Senate Democrat: "I Want to Disagree With Those Who Say We Have a Spending Problem"

Ress Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 9:27 AM
Benson, pay attention: The campaign for a "balanced budget amendment" is nothing but a political fraud to let the GOP pretend to be for fiscal responsibility while continuing to be irresponsible. It would accomplish nothing even if enacted -- Congress would get around it just as easily as they fart off other Constitutional limits on their power. If Congress actually obeyed the Constitution, there would be no spending problem.

Hop aboard the Denialism Express, Democrats.  It's a fact-free, reckless thrill ride -- although between the president, Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer and now outgoing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, space is getting limited.  Harkin, who will retire at the end of this term, used the (somewhat ironic) platform of a Senate Appropriations Committee meeting to inform the public that the US government is not broke and does not have a spending problem: