Sunday, March 3, 2013

Republican Family Budgets

I'm really having a hard time understanding the Republican strategy here. In this article at Roll Call it explains:
Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., insisted that any revenue from a tax overhaul would have to be reserved for reducing tax rates and not used to fund government spending or lower the deficit.
Does that make any sense to anyone out there?

On the family budget analysis analogy, it appears they are sitting around the kitchen table planning that the family breadwinners go to their bosses to ask for less money so they can avoid paying their debts and taking care of their children and aged grandma. Am I missing something?

I am still concerned that the majority of the majority in the House, along with a minority of the minority in the Senate (aka "grumpy old men"), do not care about the sequester, budgeting for We the People's government, paying down the deficit, or anything else other than cutting taxes. This is the result of their generational war in favor of the privileged against government [We the People] since the 50s and 60s, maybe back to FDR, when the government of, by, and for, the people starting caring about the General Welfare, Domestic Tranquility, Civil Rights, Freedom, and Justice for all.

There was a quote in that article yesterday from one of the gun-rights marchers on the Utah State Capitol:
“An armed person is a citizen, (while) an unarmed person is a slave.”
Uh, yeah. That's pretty much how it worked before 1860.

When are we going to come to our senses?

1 comment:

  1. We will know we have come to our senses when (We The People) throw these rascally republicans out. It ain't gonna get better until they are in a powerless minority.


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