John Boehner wants you to believe the demands of ideology over demonstrable facts, the same recipe that led us to the crash of 2008
Some people may errantly conclude that Republicans, as typical conservatives, are so set in their ways they are naturally unwilling to change, but although that is a very accurate conclusion, it is not the case when it comes to the nation's deficit.
The Treasury Department announced that the 2014 deficit as a percentage of GDP has reached its smallest point since 2007, which also happens to be below the average deficit of the last 40 years.
On Tuesday, the Congressional Budget Office released a report discussing the economy and budget. The report showed that the deficit continues to shrink.
What Republicans, and some Democrats, refuse to tell the American people is that cutting Social Security is stealing from the people, creates poverty for senior citizens, and is bad for the economy.
For some reason, only Republicans remember that it was the poor, public sector workers, and retirees who created the country's economic malaise, and they are duty-bound to make them pay restitution.
Americans are being held responsible for Republicans' debt for two unnecessary wars, costly prescription plan, tax cuts for the rich, and gifts to the oil industry.
Senate Republicans plan to withhold funding to keep the government running as hostage for a ransom of defunding the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
Fitch ratings poked a huge hole in Republican talking points by warning that using the debt ceiling as a mechanism for fiscal discipline is ineffective and potentially dangerous.
Republicans never place a high-priority on spending and the national debt until there is a Democrat in the White House that has been a regular occurrence dating back to the Reagan era.
Sen. Graham insisted that we must raise the age for Social Security in order to deal with the debt, but Social Security has nothing to do with the debt.
The AP is assisting Republicans with their desperate meme that Democrats are to blame for the failure to avert the Fiscal Cliff.
There has been no huge increase in spending under President Obama, and yet Republicans claim he has been on a spending binge that is the sole cause of the nation's economic woes.
This Christmas is shaping up like every other year's end since President Obama has been in office, with Republicans holding the economy hostage over the level of damage they can inflict.
The latest joke from Republicans was offered up by Eric Cantor who called for Obama to put Obamacare on the table for elimination in order for Republicans to compromise on revenue increases.
When President Obama took office, the federal deficit was $1.413 trillion dollars. Three years later, at the end of fiscal year 2012, the deficit has been cut by 25% to 1.089 trillion dollars.