Obama's budget unanimously rejected by House

The vote was 414-0. Even Democrats know that Obama's tax increases, and massive increase in national debt would be political suicide. Intead, Democrats will offer their own budget plan - sort of an "Obama-lite" version. Washington Times: President Obama's budget was defeated 414-0 in the House late Wednesday, in a vote Republicans arranged to try to embarrass him and shelve his plan for the rest of the year. The vote came as the House worked its way through its own fiscal year 2013 budget proposal, written by Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan. Republicans wrote an amendment that contained Mr. Obama's budget and offered it on the floor, daring Democrats to back the plan, which calls for major tax increases and yet still adds trillions of dollars to the deficit over the next decade. "It's not a charade. It's not a gimmick - unless what the president sent us is the same," said Rep. Mick Mulvaney, a freshman Republican from South Carolina who sponsored Mr. Obama's proposal...(Read Full Post)