Tuesday, March 15, 2011
WHEN WILL THE REPUBLICANS GET A BACKBONE ON THE BUDGET?
by Gayle Mahon
For how many weeks now has the House passed CR's (Continuing Resolutions)? These CR's cut NOTHING and allow our budget crisis to deepen. Once again, we are allowing the Democrats and establishment Republicans to dictate the rules of the game. Solution? The Republicans need to take a stand, similar to the one taken by Scott Walker, and say "No more". If a full budget cannot be voted that stops the bleeding out, then the Republicans need to allow the Democrats to follow through on their threat to shut the government down. Senator Marco Rubio, Florida, is leading the charge of the few saying they will vote for no more CR's - see article linked below: