Lee’s Summit, June 29, 2010 – Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO 5th), continues to vote for spending of taxpayer’s money.  Our Representative has continuously voted “yes” for H.R. 4213 the so called “American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010” that would cost American’s $141 billion dollars.  Which part of we are in pure deficit spending is our Representative having difficulty with?  We, the taxpayers of the United States of America, are in the hole by $14 trillion dollars, and Representative Cleaver wants to spend $141 billion more.

Can you run your household that way?  Do you run your own family budget that way?  Let me put it in clear terms that we can all relate to, because billions and trillions are numbers that don’t make a lot of sense to me.

Let’s say you are a well paid employee of a sound company with some disposable income. This is the money you and your spouse use to go to dinner or the movies, or to put aside for when the dishwasher breaks, or the air conditioner fails, or whatever.

Let’s assume that your child is laid off from his job and needs to pay for their mortgage, and car payment.  Read More >>