GOP ‘thrusts’; Senate Dems hide

While some may find the latest House Republican budget to be a noble attempt by a governing minority to push back against the galling and immoral fiscal irresponsibility of the governing majority, we are instead treated to the usual narrative that Republicans are generating extremist conservative manifestos in order to score partisan political points; and they do so on the backs of the sick, poor, and elderly.  Americans love underdog stories.  But not the NYTimes.

The NY Times leads with an interesting perspective on the House Republicans’ decision to responsibly adhere to their oaths of office.  Carrying out the basic moral responsibility to keep the nation solvent and carrying out basic constitutional duties such as passing a budget are now classified as nothing but a political power move by the GOP: Continue reading