Archive for August, 2011
Joke-telling robots, expensive walking tunnels, Blackberries for smokers, and training American prostitutes to drink responsibly. What do these things have in common? They’re all questionable government spending projects in a time when our economy is struggling and people can’t get jobs….or, maybe we just made them up.
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JULY 31, WASHINGTON–In an interview today on “FOX News Sunday,” Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin falsely claimed that Democrats have not passed a budget in 823 days because they have been unable to muster 60 votes for passage.
Durbin’s claim is incorrect for three reasons. First, budget law states that budget resolutions are privileged, meaning they [...]