Backstabbers! Republicans betray American taxpayers
While American taxpayers were nestled snug in their beds, congressional Republicans were plotting to pass the second-largest spending increase in a decade.
The Republican-controlled Congress voted to raise caps on spending by $300 billion over the next two years. There are some estimates that suggest the bill will increase government spending by $1.5 trillion.
Shame on us for taking the Republicans at their word. These are the same rapscallions who promised to cut spending and reduce the size of government.
There is no question that the U.S. armed forces need every penny allocated in the budget. But domestic spending is out of control. Republicans said they had no choice but to approve the spending increase because Democrats were willing to hold the military hostage.
Instead of standing their ground and taking their case to the American people, the Republicans capitulated to the demands of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. Read More
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