Has it been THAT easy to co-opt you in Washington, DC? You’ve just voted for another short-term "fix gimmick," allowing the insane spending to continue yet again. In doing so you have failed to stand your ground—or the ground you said you stood on when you were running—and have backed down from a fundamental stance you said you held when you were running.
You’ve just issued a press release where you boast—boast!—about voting in favor of a second short-term funding resolution by Congress…which, by the way, is a fundamental refusal and failure to perform the Constitutional duty of coming up with a budget. You have just issued a press release where you boast that cutting $10 billion "is the largest reduction in discretionary spending in American history." Are you crazy? Stop blowing smoke up our keisters!
With yearly spending of over $3 TRILLION staring us in the face, and a budget deficit for THIS YEAR ALONE of $1.6 TRILLION, cutting the insane spending by $10 billion is A ROUNDING ERROR. Telling us that cutting $10 billion in three weeks is some great victory is like crowing about increased gas mileage as you drive the car over a cliff! Sen. Rand Paul cut $100 BILLION in about 5 minutes by making his proposal to BEGIN THE CUTTING THIS YEAR by AN INITIAL AMOUNT OF $500 BILLION…and we need to add to that ANOTHER TRILLION DOLLARS in cuts, this year.
You say in your press release that "My Republican colleagues and I are staying true to our beliefs and are producing the very first real-time spending cuts in American history." OH PLEASE! Don’t bother! Try sending that smoke up someone ELSE’S rear end! $10 billion in spending cuts is NOTHING in the face of the tsunami of spending forced upon us by Obama and his socialist allies in Congress.
Is there no one—NO ONE?—in New Hampshire who can be elected and go to Washington, DC, and not be immediately corrupted and co-opted by the drunken, staggering, ignorant, traitorous FOOLS who are in control of our national government? SHEESH! Anyone who wants to read Rep. Guinta’s press release, feel free to do so on the jump below. I can’t bear to reproduce it here.