Category Archives: Rep. Greg Walden

The Debt Limit vote and how Greg Walden failed the Kobayashi Maru.

Well, it’s over. After weeks of stalemate that shuttered the government for 16 days and brought the nation within hours of a key deadline to renew its borrowing authority, the standoff is finally over. President Barack Obama has signed into … Continue reading

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@RepGregWalden lies on Fox News.

At 1:40 of this segment on the October 10th episode of “Hannity”, Rep Greg Walden comes right out of the gate lies by saying this country “We have a huge deficit problem, a huge spending problem”. When actually, we didn't. … Continue reading

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Week two of the shutdown and I’m a spent force.

The post you are now reading is not the one I was planning on writing. The post I was going to write was an open letter to John Boehner demanding a clean CR vote. It would have been a screaming, … Continue reading

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The shutdown continues and the pressure is on us.

We are now entering the second week of this shutdown and Boehner is dug in like an Alabama tick. (Via HuffPo.) House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Sunday that there are not enough votes in the House of Representative to … Continue reading

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Food stamps, The threat of shut down and reaping the whirlwind of 2010.

I warned you. I warned you in 2010 and you let it happen anyway. I’ve said this before and I will say it again.  The current incarnation of the GOP can’t be trusted to run a Goddamn lemonade stand let alone this … Continue reading

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Greg Walden and the clash of cynicism against crazy.

Okay…First came this…(Via Politico.) The top House Republican campaign official broke with other GOP leaders Wednesday in criticizing President Barack Obama over his “chained CPI” proposal. During an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden … Continue reading

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Greg Walden wants to cock-block the trillion dollar coin.

Via MSNBC’s “Last Word” blog. What if a single coin could solve the debt ceiling? The premise is kooky, yet simple: The Treasury would print a $1 trillion dollar platinum coin and deposit it at the Federal Reserve, and boom, … Continue reading

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Drill these words into your heads for 2012: HOUSE AND SENATE! HOUSE AND SENATE!!

Been catching up on the DNC speeches tonight. So far, I’d call it a safe bet that our perceived enthusiasm levels are a bit higher than last week’s RNC convention. And I’m not going to lie to you, Marge. Watching the current … Continue reading

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Obama, indefinite detention and a call for some form of unity.

Let me say this right up front.  Odds are this post will piss you off. Half of you will say that I’m a ObamaBot, willing to let this slide because  he’s my personal Jesus Christ. (Not true.) And half of … Continue reading

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Time to put the squeeze on OR-O2!

Okay.  Here’s the plan. Boehner’s plan is dead on arrival.  Reid’s plan won’t pass the House.  Obama has ruled out the 14th Amendment option. The only way out is that we have to pass a clean debt bill. And I … Continue reading

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