Statements about Federal Budget
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
Of every "three dollars in food stamps for the needy, seven dollars in salaries and pensions (go to) the bureaucrats who are supposed to be taking care of the poor."
"Our debt is already bigger than our economy."
Says the federal government is supporting a study in Hawaii to "develop a menu for when we colonize Mars."
Says president is ‘spending $2.2 billion to give away "ObamaPhones." ’
The fiscal cliff agreement was "the largest tax increase in history."
Says "Kurt Schrader supports Obama’s sequester … but won’t cut $1.6 million to fund new video games."
Of $60 billion Congress approved in response to Hurricane Sandy, "only 10 percent was for disaster relief."
The United States gives $8 million a day to Israel and gives that country a blank check.
"There's no plan from Senate Democrats or the White House to replace the sequester."
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
Due to the sequester, "people are going to be unsafe. Homes are going to burn."
"There are literally teachers now who are getting pink slips" because of sequestration.
Says the federal government is earning more tax revenue now "than any other time."
"There's going to be a slowdown and delays in flights" as a result of the sequester.
Comic strip says government study shows Head Start "has little or no impact on the children it’s supposed to help."
In a budget deal struck in 2011 "a trillion dollars of cuts went into effect immediately, and then a special committee was set up ... to get agreement on another $3 trillion of cuts."
If the sequester hits, federal prosecutors will have to "let criminals go."
Says if Congress doesn’t avoid the sequester, "tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids."
"The National Science Foundation spent $1.2 million paying seniors to play World of Warcraft to study the impact it had on their brain."
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