It’s time for our weekly link round up where we dish on our favorite posts from around the Web. This week we’re covering government overspending, jobs, and everybody’s favorite fiscal policy—bailouts
President Obama: “Everybody — everybody here understands this. I mean, this is not a complicated concept. You don’t go out to dinner and then, you know, eat all you want and then leave without paying the check. And if you do, you’re breaking the law. And Congress is — should think about it the same way that the American people do. You don’t — now, if Congress wants to have a debate about maybe we shouldn’t go out to dinner next time, maybe we should go to a more modest restaurant …”
#TalkIsCheap, except when it leaves the country over $16 Trillion in debt. Have politicians talked about reducing our deficit and debt? Yes. Have they taken action? Find out in our latest video.
Americans are tired of Washington’s broken promises and empty rhetoric. What the American people want and need is action. Read Gretchen Hamel’s take on the new House budget.
Today the Obama Administration releases its fiscal year 2013 budget, a new poll sponsored by Public Notice and conducted by The Tarrance Group, reveals that the majority of voters want to see President Obama’s budget cut spending and lower taxes, while few expect it will materialize.
Many countries may want to take a look within their own borders before starting to point fingers. And this includes China.
Right now, The American government has 14.3 trillion dollars in debt. They’ve maxed out their credit card….
“Congress just wants to extent the amount of its credit limit which will just offer them a blank check. And right now we don’t need that. We need to….
Congress does have some time to spare before raising the debt ceiling. As long as Washington pays the interest ($200 billion) it owes on its debt ($14 trillion) we won’t default; there are ways to keep us from defaulting….
Last week taxpayers spent roughly $107.8 million on Congress.