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Bobby Jindal Broke Louisiana So Badly That Even the GOP Does Not Want Him
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, GOP, Presidential Candidate, austerity, surplus, deficit )

- 488 days ago -
Jindals experiment in socially conservative pro-corporate governance that wound up wrecking the state. After inheriting a $1 billion budget surplus so badly it can not be ignored Jindal has taken Louisiana to a $1.6 billion deficit.
Congress Address The 7.7 Trillion Dollar Retirement Income Deficit - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Elders, Disabled, retirement, Congress, deficit )

- 509 days ago -
With fewer and fewer employers offering traditional pension plans, and with Social Security cost of living adjustments not keeping up with retirees actual expenses, it is time for a retirement solution.
The Deficit Is Down and the Deficit Hawks Are Furious
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deficit, budgets, republicans, news, media, military, dishonesty, democrats, government, usa )

- 744 days ago -
Not only is the deficit down sharply from its levels of 2009 and 2010, when it was near 10 percent of GDP, it is below the levels that even the deficit hawks had targeted back in those years.
Shhhh! It's a Secret!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deficit, economy, GOP lies, maddow, media bias, videos )

- 747 days ago -
See 1st comment
The Fleecing of America By Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fleecing, syphon, money, Israel, war, crimes, corrupt, congress, senate, cowards, AIPAC, politicians, American, deficit, Israel, US, treasury, bilking, taxpayers, war crimes, crimes, against, humanity, human, rights, tie, aid )

- 821 days ago -
While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.
Should We Kick the Can?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Budget, Deficit, Economy )

- 1357 days ago -
See 1st comment.
Open Thread-1/24/2013
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Deficit, DINOs, Filibuster, GOP Lies, InsaniTEA, Maddow, Video )

- 1371 days ago -
TomCat's blog from Politics Plus Yesterday there was no blog as TC had to dismantle his computer so that a heating repairperson could look into his leaking radiator. Of course it was a fiasco but in true TC form, he reassembled his station so he's up.
Obama to Financial Cliff -- Bring It On
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Deficit, Unsustainable spending, irresponsiblility, Debt, Barack Obama, Obama, Obama Administration, Democrats, Broken Promises, Profligacy, Unsustainability, Budget )

- 1468 days ago -
This by itself should cost him the election. The guy is perfectly willing to kick off a new recession (not that we're truly out of the last one) because the Republican House will only give him 98% of the tax policy he wants instead of 100%.
Obama Drowns in Red Ink
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Deficit, Unsustainable spending, irresponsiblility, Debt, Barack Obama, Obama, Obama Administration, Democrats, Broken Promises, Profligacy, Unsustainability, Budget )

- 1468 days ago -
His stunning lack of leadership fuels our fiscal catastrophe.
Obama Claims He's Fourth Best President Ever - Simply Laughable!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, politics, government, democrats, republicans, u.s., congress, economy, jobs, unemployment, interesting, news, polls, 2012, business, stimulus, national-debt, debt, deficit, america, americans, campaign-2012, ethics )

- 1772 days ago -
After destroying the rest of the American economy, tripling the national deficit, blowing another trillion failed stimulus dollars and nearly doubling U.S. unemployment numbers ... Lincoln?, Washington?, ... You've just got to be kidding us Mr. President!
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Cut the Deficit By Ending Government Animal Abuse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deficit, animal abuse, wild horses and burros, chimpanzees, abuse )

- 1847 days ago -
End taxpayer funded abuse: Chimpanzees in Labs: $300 mil; Wild Horses and Burros: $172 m; Animal Testing: $500 m; Lethal Predator Control: $110 million.
Howard Dean On Tax Deal: 'A Short-Term Washington Fix' Filled With Easy Promises
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: deficit, tax cut, tax deal, social security tax, obama, socialsecurity, dishonesty )

- 2145 days ago -
Howard Dean declared, "It does nothing about this biggest long-term threat to America, which is the deficit...somebody needs to do something about the long-term problems to this country. It is not in this bill."...easy to promise everybody tax cuts...
End Bush Tax Cuts For The Rich - SIGN UP FOR NATONAL CALL-IN DAY/Nov. 16
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, deficit, tax cuts for the rich, national debt, social justice, economic justice )

- 2172 days ago -
ACTION: $700 billion more for millionaires? Or fix the country? Congress will decide this month. TrueMajority / USAction is teaming up with Other 98% to make it go the right way. Let's turn our lame-duck Congress into a MIGHTY-DUCK Congress

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