Friday – Bottomless.

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 6: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Quote from

Maybe she’d better hold off on squandering the $78 total on a Costco membership. She may need to save it to offset higher medical bills, or the loss of all the “entitlement” programs Paul Ryan is planning to slash…

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The House is expected to vote on a “balanced budget” amendment after they return from recess. It is expected that the amendment would have no chance of passing, since it would need Democratic votes, then ratification by three-fourths of the states in the U.S. However, we should take nothing for granted.

(Wapo) “A balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution would require that every year the federal budget would have to be balanced, no matter what: no borrowing, not a dollar more spent than the government receives in taxes. It’s one of the worst ideas anyone in Washington ever had, but it’s particularly absurd coming from the GOP.”  Continue reading “Friday – Bottomless.”