Monday, April 30, 2012

Democratic majority in the Senate should be fired

1096 –——————– Days since the Senate majority last passed a budget

$10.4 trillion ———— Total federal spending since a budget was last adopted

$4.5 trillion ———––– New gross debt accumulated over that time

$15,000 —————–– Additional debt per person over that time

$39,000 —————–– Additional debt per family over that time

$626 billion ––———– Net interest payments on the debt since a budget was last adopted

1 ————————–– Budget mark-ups scheduled and then suddenly cancelled at the last minute by the Senate majority this year

0 ————————–– Number of Democrat Senators who voted for anybudget in the last two years

0 ————————–– Number of votes in the House and Senate in support of President Obama’s budgets this year and last

511 ———————–– Number of combined votes against

51 ––––——————– Number of votes needed to pass a budget in the Senate

0 ————————–– Number of Democrat budget plans brought to the Senate floor in 2010

0 ————————— Number brought to the floor in 2011

0 ————————–– Number brought to the floor in 2012

2 U.S.C. 631 ––—–—– Title and Section of the U.S. Code that requires a budget be passed

LINK:  Senate slackers (D)

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