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Video: Every Senate Budget Committee Democrat Votes 'No' on Balancing the Budget

Simplecaveman Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 6:39 PM
Funny. I seem to remember that Barry had both houses of Congress for awhile.
psydoc Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 7:11 PM
Simplecaveman, that was for AL, not you. Sorry.
psydoc Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 7:02 PM
That is just garbage. The house of reps passed over 30 bills designed to help da Ø improve the economy. The senate sat on them; would not even allow them to come up for a vote. They wanted to trick people, such as you, into believing it was the obstructionist republicans who prevented the economy from improving, and you bought into it...hook, line, and sinker.

Their own plan doesn't even come close to balancing, of course, and they're not interested in other ideas to get there.  The first Republican amendment they torpedoed yesterday called for increasing federal spending at a clip of "only" 3.4 percent per year over the next decade, rather than the major acceleration that Democrats have advanced.  The second proposed making it more procedurally difficult to pass a budget that does not balance with ten years.  Watch as each Democrat-aligned committee member votes in lockstep against these provisions.  Make no mistake, they are explicitly rejecting a balanced federal budget (the...