Would that be the Medicare Prescription entitlement that was too small for the Democrats? Reid and the Democratic Senate haven't had the stones to produce a budget in years. Democrats must not understand the relationship between taxes and spending very well, because a 4.6% increase on those making over $400,000 (60 billion/year against trillion per year deficits) is like spitting on a burning house. The Democrats could have let the Bush tax cut expire, but the didn't. Just like they could produce a budget bit don't have the stones to do it.