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Latest Tom Coburn Items
President Obama released his "serious" budget plan this week in a pathetic attempt to keep up with House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican. Mr. Ryan released a Congressional Budget Office-scored, serious and tax-hike-free budget plan last week. By contrast, Mr. Obama has introduced a sketchy budget full of little more than tax increases.
President Obama released his “serious” budget plan this week in a pathetic attempt to keep up with House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). Congressman Ryan released a CBO-scored, serious, and tax hike-free budget plan last week. By contrast, President Obama has introduced a sketch budget full of little more than tax increases.
The Wall Street financial crisis of 2008, which led to the deepest recession since the Great Depression, might have been prevented if not for business and regulatory corruption, according to the most extensive congressional investigation to date.
"What happened to the campaign promise of $100 billion?" radio host Rush Limbaugh demanded Monday. "If $38 billion is it, there's going to be hell to pay," he predicted.
House Speaker John A. Boehner extracted more budget concessions from President Obama and the Democrats than was at first evident when the deal was announced last week.
Despite a near-consensus on Capitol Hill on the need to cut spending, about a fifth of the federal budget has been placed entirely off limits: the Defense Department, which is so awash in cash that even its auditors have a tough time telling where all the money is going.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has listed two Chinese government-related telecommunications companies as approved suppliers for companies taking part in the Obama administration's multibillion-dollar program to expand broadband Internet service around the country.
Wednesday actually marks the exact one-year anniversary of the moment when President Obama signed health care reform into law, accompanied by Vice President Joseph R. Biden's indelicate assessment that the occasion was a "big f-ing deal."
The American public at last has come to realize - and is demanding that our elected officials address - the terrible consequences of public-sector unions: Union health and pension plans are bankrupting state and local governments left and right.