Oklahoma GOP Senator Tom Coburn yesterday on Meet The Press:
“…the American people don’t believe we have a debt ceiling because we always increase it, and they don’t believe we have the discipline in Washington…The reason we’re in trouble on deficits and debts is not because we didn’t agree, but because we did…We agreed to spend $740 billion we didn’t have last year. We agreed to waste $30 billion—as I put it in the Wastebook—this year. We agreed to continue to let Medicare have $80 billion a year in fraud in it. We’re going to have $80 billion a year fraud in Obamacare. We agreed to all these things…So the story coming out of Washington, that we don’t get along? I would dispute that…We get along just fine with the status quo of the government being ineffective and inefficient…So we pass a bill that raises spending and raises taxes and denies what we promised the American people, and everybody says ‘Oh my goodness how great! You grew the government some more and you charged us more taxes and you didn’t fix any of the problems’.”
What did Bustos do?
What did Schilling do?
What would Reyes do?