Congress...why no budget?

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    Looks like the budget will have such a staggering deficit that Congress has decided not to debate the budget before the November elections...which incidentally is a month AFTER the new fiscal year begins.

    Why are they so afraid? :lol:
     
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    Here's a theory:

    Tax receipts are so far below projections, they want to avoid having to deal with the worsening deficit. They'll still spend money without a budget.
     
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    Let's hope the feet-of-clay republicans grow a pair for the continuing resolution fight on the horizon.

    I ain't holding my breath, though.
     
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    Link?
     
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    So now they decide not to fulfill their responsibilities. Fabulous.
     
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    December 08, 2006|By Edward Epstein, Chronicle Washington Bureau(12-08) 04:00 PST Washington — 2006-12-08 04:00:00 PST Washington -- The 109th Congress is packing its bags for good and leaving town today without enacting nine of the 11 appropriations bills that pay for the federal government. It's a development that has infuriated Democrats, who will have to carry the additional burden of enacting the spending bills when they take control in January, and has left Republicans red-faced.
     
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    OOOOOOOOPS...take that back...you're still computer illiterate and don't know how to google.
     

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