Best comment at Twitchy: “At least the commies and we agreed on one thing. We knew and they knew that we could live in a stand off because if it escalated it was mutually assured destruction. For the Middle East today … death is what they want. Taking the kafir out is what counts and dying in the process is not a deterrent, it is a feature. So no, the world is not safer.”
Neither is the economy …
1984: National Debt: $1.5 Trillion.
2014: National Debt: $17.7 Trillion.
Among the bills blockaded by Harry Reid’s Senate are any and every attempt made by the Republican House to pass a budget (as required by law) and/or curb the runaway spending that is fast bringing on Debtmageddon. Have you see the Debt Clock lately?
Megyn Kelly says how bad it is [1:22]
June 24, 2014: Economy shrank 2.9% in 1Q, worst drop since ’09
In 2006, Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the Congressional Democrats accused Republicans of grossly irresponsible financial policy and promised that, if voters gave them control, they’d bring spending under control. Well, voters gave them control. Since January 2007, the Democrat majority has more than doubled the national debt.
See more @ http://itooktheredpill.wordpress.com/2014/02/25/total-public-debt-outstanding-is-now-more-than-2x-debt-held-by-the-public-is-now-more-than-2-5x-what-they-were-when-dems-took-control/