Posts tagged ‘Government Shutdown’

January 18, 2019

Will Trump & Pelosi Destroy What’s Left of the U.S.?

by lewwaters

In the early 1970’s, Scottish rock band, Stealers Wheel released a song, Stuck in the Middle containing the lyrics, “Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right, here I am, Stuck in the middle with you.”

Who would have ever guessed that those lyrics would today provide the perfect representation of the current state of affairs in the United States of America?

Yes, this ongoing political feud over securing our Southern Border between President Trump and recently reinstalled Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi has brought about the longest government shutdown in our history with no end in sight and the left-leaning media fawning all over Pelosi, condemning Trump and crying the blues over how tough it is for furloughed Government Union workers.

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October 1, 2013

BREAKING NEWS ALERT: The Sun Came Up

by lewwaters

When I got up this morning, there was light in the sky and the sun had risen in the East as it has every day of my 65 years. Yep, just another day. There was no Revelations apocalypse after the government shutdown, nor did some dark beast come to gobble up little children and old people like Democrats have claimed. (With thanks to Commissioner Steve Stuart)

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April 8, 2011

As Expected, Government Shutdown Avoided

by lewwaters

Both sides are announcing no government shutdown as they have reached a budget deal,,,,, finally. All of that fearmongering, hyperbole and hate rhetoric from the Democrats to score political points wasted.

Washington Post

Earlier, New York Democrat and tax cheat Charlie Rangel appeared on Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly Show and admitted his party did not pass a budget in the 2010 congressional session, when they had total and complete power in government, because it “was a political hot potato.”

April 8, 2011

Charlie Rangel (D. NY) Explains Why The Country Is So Screwed Up.

by lewwaters

Democrats didn’t pass a budget in 2010 because it was “a political hot potato?”

And Compromise? I didn’t realize any Democrats even knew how to say that word.