If Rand Paul were president, we wouldn't have this Democrat-inspired budget

Senator Rand Paul succeeded in briefly shutting down the government last night when he demanded a vote on restoring the budget spending caps before voting on the GOP deficit-busting bill.  By the time you read this, however, it is expected that a coalition of Democrats and RINOs will have succeeded in passing a monstrosity of a budget bill that, although it will increase defense spending, will also increase domestic spending by hundreds of billions of dollars over the coming years and is estimated to create a 1.2-trillion-dollar deficit in 2019.  That's $1,200,000,000,000 added to the debt in one year alone. Unfortunately, as a single senator, there is little Rand Paul can do.  But if he had been elected president, he could have done much more. The current occupant of the Oval Office is perfectly happy with this budget deal.  For once, Donald Trump and Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi agree on...(Read Full Post)