Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The Washington Lobotomy Factory Kicks Into High Gear

For the last two years, we've been pummeled with the concept that all this spending and the ever rising deficits will lead to our financial ruin. This was a central tenant to this falls elections. However, to fix the deficit, we're going to have to see two things happen: an increase in taxes and a decrease in spending -- with an emphasis on health care expenditures.

So -- in their first move of the new Congress, did we see a move to raise revenue to help stave off the imminent danger of federal deficit?


We saw a "kick the can down the road' response to the problems we face.

As usual, Washington fell down on the job.