After 4 years of going without a budget, Senate Democrats bring forth a turkey

Deficit? What deficit? The Senate budget proposal - the very first they've deigned to give us in 4 years - would not balance the budget, doesn't cut any spending, raises taxes by a trillion dollars, and piles on $100 billion in "stimulus" spending. No - you weren't just redirected  to the Comedy Central webpage. That is the actual gist of their budget proposal. The Hill: The first budget from Senate Democrats in four years includes nearly $1 trillion in new taxes but would not balance the budget. The blueprint unveiled by Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) on Tuesday to her Democratic colleagues would also turn off the next nine years of the sequester and replace those spending cuts with a 50-50 mix of tax increases and spending cuts. The budget would dedicate $100 billion to economic stimulus in the form of infrastructure spending and job training. Murray argues that her budget cuts $1.85 trillion from deficits over 10 years. But once the...(Read Full Post)