Bernanke’s Delusion About Spending And Respectable Economists

  Congressman Sean Duffy did an amazing job pinpointing the issue with Ben Bernanke. I suspect that the reference to $700 billion to teach shrimp to use a treadmill was a misprint, but that is a minor problem. Duffy tried to get Benanke to admit that two percent of the budget could be cut without causing catastrophe, and that the government needs to do at least that much to avoid the coming collapse of the American economy. Among other things, I gleaned from Ben Bernanke’s words Read more […]

US Senator Trims Office Budget and Returns $600,000 to US Treasury

There is no doubt in my mind that our senators and congressmen have no sense of responsibility when it comes to being good stewards of our taxpayer money.  They spend our dollars as if there is no tomorrow and it means nothing to them, after all, the money is allocated to them so why not spend it? One senator is trying to set an example for the rest of the Capital Hill crowd, but his actions will likely go unnoticed or even make him a pariah among his peers.  Rand Paul, (R-KY) has managed his Read more […]

How Long Has It Been Since the Senate Passed a Budget?

Yesterday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) had his office release an infographic pictured below that shows what could have been accomplished since the last time the Senate passed an actual budget. April 29, 2009 was the last time the Democratic controlled Senate brought a budget plan to the floor of the Senate and the last time they adopted a budget resolution.  Supposedly, the Senate is required to adopt a budget plan annually, but as you can see, that has not been the case for nearly four Read more […]