|Budget Committee With Empty Democrat Seats|
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Solving our nation’s fiscal crisis should be priority number one from the White House down to the local municipality in which we live, politicians should cast aside the partisan bickering used purely for political gain. But you wouldn't know it by looking at the latest from Democrats in Congress who are digging in by refusing to recognize the reality of America’s budgetary disaster.
Yesterday, the Senate at finally voted on House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) 2012 budget previously passed the House. It was defeated 57-40, with no Democrats voting for it. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) had their budget alternatives defeated as well.
Senate Democrats have yet to even offer an Alternative Budget, and, whats most notable is President Barack Obama’s Budget Failed yesterday 97-0, defeated by the same margin it was defeated by last year garnering not a single vote. The House Defeated the Presidents Budget 414 -0 Read More Here
It is obvious that Democrat Controlled Senate led by Harry Reid is not serious or interested in fulfilling their Constitutional responsibility to pass a budget. Perhaps if the Senate swings to the GOP we will see a budget but it is more likely that in the minority Democrats would still block a Budget begging the question, why on earth would anyone vote to have them remain there?