One fiscal conservative, Senator Tom Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma, said Thursday, "I don't believe that everything that should happen in Louisiana should be paid for by the rest of the country. I believe there are certain responsibilities that are due the people of Louisiana."
I'm curious, Mr. Coburn...how do you feel about the $200 billion we've paid in Iraq?
"I don't believe that everything that should happen in Iraq should be paid for by the rest of the United States."
You sure don't hear many of the "fiscal conservatives" saying that, do you?
I agree with Sen. Obama (and Sens. DeMint and Coburn) on the need to closely monitor the funds, and ensure they are not being
For the record, I think the Obama/Coburn measure to put an overseer in place on the money side of the issue is a good idea. I also think Congress needs to seriously address the tax cut/estate tax issues, given that we need revenue more than ever.
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