Huey » 30 Apr 2015 5:16 am wrote:
Not at all. It makes me laugh at the stupidity of some liberals/progs who do not understand that the President does not pass budget bills. Last time I checked, and regardless of how hard the current crop of politicians wish to change it, the consitution mandates that spending bills originate in congress. THe President does in fact send a budget REQUEST to congress. For Cannon to prove his point he must show that CONGRESS did not INCREASE the money requested by the Executive branch.
Pretty little graphs and talking point headlines do not prove his case. Remember, Reagan shut down government at least 6 times because of democrat additions to the budget.
Bwahahaha!!!! Your talking points aren't worth the shit that your gums reek of, sony.
REAGAN SAW EIGHT shutdowns, not six, during his destruction of America.
Reagan's first (11-20-81) lasted 2 days. Then Reagan caved.
His second (9-30-81) lasted 1 day, and it was a fucking ACCIDENT. Reagan had nothing to do with it!
His third (12-17-82) lasted 3 days. He caved.
His fourth (11-10-83) lasted 3 days. Both sides gave substantially.
His fifth (9-30-84) lasted 2 days. It ended with a short term funding bill to allow for further negotiations - no winner no loser: an agreement to roll up the sleeves. That agreement failed, leading to:
His sixth (10-3-84) lasted 1 day. Reagan substantially won, getting the lion's share of what he wanted while congress got little of what it wanted.
His seventh (10-16-86) lasted 1 day. The congress substantially lost the standoff, getting little of what it wanted.
His eighth and final (12-18-87) lasted 1 day. Neither side emerged victorious - both had to give roughly equally.
In seven meskin standoffs and one polish stand-down, Reagan saw a total of 14 days of government shutdown. In contrast, Clinton had only two shutdowns, back to back, but they lasted 26 days total. The republicans caved, and AFTER they caved, Clinton gave them what they wanted. The single issue was whose numbers to use in the next 7 budgets - the CBO's, or the more optimistic OMB's that Reagan and Bush before him had used. AFTER the republicans caved in on the issue, Clinton gallantly tied his budgets thenceforth to the CBO. Being a fiscal conservative unlike Reagan, Clinton's budgets actually resulted in budget SURPLUSES. That means we took in more than we spent and ran the country without borrowing - something no republican has ever done. "Paygo" is something republicans TALK about. When the dems control the congress, republicans spend like drunken sailors. When REPUBLICANS control the congress, they spend like Kardashians taking paris hilton to the spenderia for some spending spend time to spend and stuff spendspend.
You need to learn to do your own research instead of letting right wing morons misdirect you, sonny. Here's a link to every shutdown in the history of history. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/won ... hey-ended/
I do my research through a process called, "googling," which starts here: www/duckduckgo.com
But drinking koolaid is a perfectly legitimate technique for dimwits. I guess it's just a matter of personal preference.
Huey » 30 Apr 2015 5:16 am wrote:
Additionally, with an election around the corner, both the Establishment GOP and the Progressive/Liberal Dems need to tarnish the record of reagan as candidates emerge to fight against both sides.
THE ONLY REPUKE WITH THE BALLS TO CALL REAGAN OUT IS RAND PAUL - THE ESTABLISHMENT CANDIDATES ARE RIDING REAGAN'S NUTSAC RIGHT BESIDE YOU, BALL BOY!