The Representatives, Senators, and President, by passing the debt ceiling bill has restored the full faith and credit of the United States.
The Representatives, Senators and President by passing the debt ceiling bill have lost the full faith and credit of the American people.
July 31: Boehner saved is job—the debt ceiling is now done.?
Effectively there are three political parties now: Republicans, Democrats, and the Tea Party lead by Michelle Bachman.
House in Chaos as Boehner lacks majority and is forced to delay an expected vote on Republican debt ceiling legislation, abruptly halting debate on the House floor in the middle of the discussions.
Boehner House vote put off indefinitely. Boehner’s interest was not the American people but only to save his position as Speaker of the House, and that he could lead his party—he couldn’t. Boehner may be toast as Speaker—Michelle Bachmann and Tea Party want Boehner out!
White House deputy spokesman Dan Pfeiffer calls Boehner,
“The Grinch who destroyed Christmas!”
In their political frenzy, both Democrats and Republicans have forgotten about America—and America should forget about them.
July 27: Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters now view most members of Congress as corrupt.
The dollar moved to an all-time low against the Swiss franc while gold touched a record high.
Boehner has lost control of his party. Boehner’s House Republicans do not have enough support to pass their debt-ceiling increase plan on their own, a top conservative said Tuesday as his party’s leaders tried to cobble together a coalition of Republicans and Democrats to put the bill over the top.
A childish, immature, and non-Presidential Obama threatens veto and warns aging Social Security recipients that their payments will stop. The American government wants to be financed by Main Street, and the “entitlements” of Social Security and Medicare.
The Republicans don’t want to increase taxes to the wealthy, as they are the “creators of jobs.” Wrong—the wealthy are the exporters of American jobs to cheap overseas labor.
The Pew Research Center has reported that the median wealth of Americans has fallen significantly from 2005. White Americans median wealth is down to $113,149 from $134.992, Hispanics down to $6,325 from $18,359, and Blacks down to $5,677 from $12,124. Median wealth includes the value of stocks and bonds, equity in the home, and car, and other such items.
Michelle Bachmann will not vote to raise the debt limit, and condemns Boehner’s bill as Tea Party splits Republicans.
Exhausted Boehner stumbles and miscalculates his bill by $300 billion—scrambling to redraft—vote put off until Thursday, at best. Meanwhile, a growing number of House conservatives—along with the Club for Growth and the Heritage Foundation’s political arm—oppose Boehner’s go-it-alone debt plan.
Sarah Palin stated, “If I were in Congress, I would not vote to incur more debt.”
Five months into the Libyan war, the U.S. has spent $1 billion.
Rep. David Wu announced his resignation from Congress today, moments after U.S. senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden called for his resignation. Allegedly, Wu had unwanted sexual encounter with the 18-year-old daughter of a childhood friend.
And now the name-calling starts!
White House press secretary Jay Carney said the Republicans are being “incredibly juvenile” for trying to force his plan through the Congress to the President’s desk. Carney claims they are “trying to stick the President with default.”
Nancy Pelosi on a backhand slap to the Republicans screeched hysterically, “What we’re trying to do is save the world from the Republican budget. We’re trying to save life on this planet as we know it today.”
White House deputy spokesman Dan Pfeiffer called Boehner the “Grinch who destroyed Christmas,” and sobbed, “Holidays America: Boehner plan would have the debt ceiling all over again during the holiday season, which is critical for the economy,”
What kind of government do we have in America?
What can the American people do?