Thursday, September 20, 2007

The beat goes on

President Bush accused Congressional Democrats today of playing politics with the health of children, and he warned again that he would veto a children’s insurance bill if it emerged from Congress in its present form.

... the White House prefers to cast the disagreement with Congress as a battle between financially responsible stewards of the taxpayers’ money against heavy-spending Democrats...

The federal government recorded a $1.3 trillion loss last year — far more than the official $248 billion deficit — when corporate-style accounting standards are used

"We're on an unsustainable path and doing a great disservice to future generations," says Chris Chocola, a former Republican member of Congress from Indiana and corporate chief executive who is pushing for more accurate federal accounting.
This liability didn't just pop up since November. It amazes me that Republicans still get away with calling the Democrats heavy spenders and that they can publicly call themselves "financially responsible stewards of taxpayer's money."

Ignorance is strength. Truth is a lie. War is peace.


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