Tea Party Celebrating Budget Control Act? I say, NOT!
by Robert Gonzalez
August 8, 2011
Let’s see, Alan West and Debbie Wasserman Schultz both voted for it. Ron Paul and Barney Frank voted against it, Sheila Jackson Lee and Paul Ryan were “Aye’s” and Ted Poe and Maxine Waters were “Nay’s”.
I believe this qualifies as one of the strangest consortium of “Aye’s” and “Nay’s” I have ever encountered. Better yet, the remake of the Odd Couple, Oscar and Felix, living together once more albeit for the wrong reasons.
Let’s take a quick look at what has just occurred (S. 365 – Budget Control Act of 2011) and why the Tea Party is “so happy” as the pundits on all sides continue to echo.
The deal cuts