April 29, 2013 marks four years without a true operating budget for our country. 1461 days and running. In the realm of budget history, April 29 is an historic day. First, an interesting juxtaposition exists between April 29, 1909 and April 29, 2009. On April 29, 1909, the … [Read more...] about April 29: 4 Years, 1461 Days Without A Budget
This Wednesday, February 27, marks some watershed moments of liberty in United States History. In 1922, the Supreme Court unanimously upheld the 19th amendment and a woman's right to vote In 1951, the 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, limiting a U.S. … [Read more...] about February 27: A Day For Liberty and History (and 1400 Days Without A Budget)
I last posted on the budget when we went 1000 days without one. Now we're about to pass another milestone. This Sunday, April 29th, is the three-year anniversary since the last time we passed a budget. Not that we haven't tried... Obama's budget proposal in 2011, based … [Read more...] about April 29, 2012. 3 Full Years. No Budget.
Obama's $3.6 trillion budget proposal was defeated Wednesday night in the House of Representatives by a vote of 414-0. Not a single Democrat supported it. This vote was reminiscent of the defeat of Obama's budget last year in the Senate, by a vote of 97-0. No Democrats would put … [Read more...] about Obama’s Budget: 0-414