I made a post here a couple days ago regarding the agreed upon federal budget, that the aformentioned Connolly was not pleased with. I proclaimed to be at least somewhat pleased. But as they sometimes say in the NFL," After Further Review" I am now alot further in the camp of the very wise Connolly.
The more I research this issue, the more I realize that this $38.5 billion in so called cuts, is just $38.5 billion less than the proposed increases the Almighty President has been pushing for. The bottom line is, that we will still spend more this year, than we did last year.
Does this make any sense to anyone?
My fellow Americans, we are screwed. Aside from the tiny minority of Americans who actually want to see this country crumble, does this make any fiscal sense to anyone at all? Yet this is the road our elected representatives have us on...80 miles an hour in a 60 mile an hour zone. At what point does everyone wake up?
I am now thinking the responsible thing to do, is to prod our representatives into voting to NOT raise the debt ceiling and force the brilliant occupant of the White House to enforce a policy of spending only what comes in. Sounds elementary, of course, But I was afraid not rasing the debt ceiling would actually cause a general default of obligations by the U.S., which of course, would lead to worldwide financial disaster. I'm not so sure now. It may be going "All In", but at what point does the line finally get drawn.
Stick to your guns, Connolly, you may be smarter than I thought.