” The last thing we ever want to do is to essentially declare the United States of America bankrupt that would just be terrible, it would be devastating.
No, that would be a good start.
“Burn baby, burn”
It won’t be a riot it will be a rebellion!
No Republicans have the guts.
I like this man.
What they are afraid of, is if the federal government gets shut down how many people will realize that they don’t really need them as much as they thought.
Shut the government and its thousands of agencies down for good. All that government should do is is military,border control, international dealings with other countries .
The MSM and liberals (=democrats) will claim that not extending debt limit is defaulting on loans.
That is not correct. The cost of servicing the debt is less than 7% of the budget, and tax revenues are 60% of the budget.
So there is plenty of tax revenues to pay all debt obligations.
The feds can just furlough all federal agencies, postpone construction projects and postpone military purchases, and there will be enough tax money left to cover all social security checks, Medicare, Medicaid etc.
Put me where the final light switch is. I will shut her off.
Stop the spending/ the waste. Most of the agencies are a repeat for the same job positions. Do the basis functions. Stop answering to the UN and this global one business. Enough. I am tired of paying for the slackers/food stamp queen with an over weight problem along with their 3 children all cramping inside a brand new SUV that I saw tonight at Publix. We balance our budgets at home. If we write a bad check, before you know it I suspect a deputy at the door with a summons... off to see the judge. No money for lights, no water, no rent no car no Big Mac or no movies. Works for us-why don't they live the same way in DC with our tax dollars.
We need a demonstration of how much government we can live without.
One lone voice in a sea of surrender...
We have been here before. I won’t believe it until it happens. Bonehead and his cronies do not have the guts to do this. In the end, they will just kick the can down the road a little more, enabling the Dear Leader and screwing another generation of children.
I doubt any DC politician really wants us to discover we can get along perfectly fine without them.
We know how the story will go. Rather than cutting a few 1,000 non-essential bureaucrats so government can continue operating on tax receipts, they will threaten us with cutting off military paychecks, Medicare and SS.
That doesn't mean we have to roll over and give Obama everything he wants.
Republicans should pass a budget with serious spending reform and not a penny more. The debt limit increase should be contingent on the dems meeting us halfway. But we can insist that Harry Reid pass a budget in regular order, so the House and Senate can go to conference. Etc., etc, etc. The point is, pass a Republican budget with spending cuts, and let the democrats take the blame for any shutdown.
So start by getting the Republican caucus in a room and take turns writing on the chalkboard a hundred times apiece: "Pass a Republican budget FIRST, and let the democrats take the blame for a shutdown." To do that, Republicans have to pass a budget, defend their budget, and then with every breath express regret that democrat intransigence is shutting down the government.
But noooo ... here we have Republicans rushing out to bluster about shutting down the government to extort a deal from the democrats. I.e., we're going to shut down the government in order to force cuts in social security, medicare, and medicaid. And some of our members can't wait to rush out and boast about it.
Why don't we just paste a sign on our backs said "I'm stupid, kick me."
People complain about Democrats playing chess while Republicans are playing checkers. Sheesh ... these guys aren't even competent to play checkers.
Every government employee got their paychecks following the shutdown of ‘95. Just a little late, that’s all...