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

scrow Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 10:45 PM
That's kind of how the whole checks and balance thing works. The way the Executive branch works around that is compromise with the people's Representatives in both houses. If the argument is that the President doesn't have to work with them via executive orders, then the charge that they're obstructionist is meaningless.

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: