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AMAC: Senate Dems Stall Budget; Put Nation at Risk

 ‘It creates uncertainty and threatens further economic chaos, heaping more hurt on all of us.’ 


ATLANTA, June 8 – The Association of Mature American Citizens has accused President Obama and “his Senate Democrats of putting the country in a perilous position by continuing to stall the Federal Budget process.”

“The House has passed a budget, but the Senate’s Democratic majority has, for more than three years, unlawfully failed to do its duty and pass a budget.  Majority Leader Reid has not even allowed a Federal Budget to be proposed,” according to Dan Weber, president of the association.  “They’d rather run the country from behind closed doors.”

The budget is not an option.  Federal Law requires that the Senate must move a budget out of its Budget Committee by April 1 each and every year and that the Senate must adopt a budget resolution within 15 days.

“Perhaps a budget vote in the Senate would be a major embarrassment for President Obama and his party during a crucial election year?  In fact, the president was embarrassed enough after proposing a budget last year.  It was voted down 97 to 0.  Not a single member on either side of the aisle wanted any part of it,” said Weber.

The lack of a budget makes it harder for an economic recovery to take hold, he explained.  “It creates uncertainty and threatens further economic chaos, heaping more hurt on all of us.”

Weber said that the American people are tired of Washington’s lack of accountability, of its inability to put constraints on spending and of its “flagrant disregard” for the notion of living within our means.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Dan Weber is available for telephone interviews on this issue.  Please contact John Grimaldi at 917-846-8485 or to set up a chat.


The Association of Mature American Citizens [] is a vibrant, vital and conservative alternative to those traditional organizations, such as AARP, that dominate the choices for mature Americans who want a say in the future of the nation.  Where those other organizations may boast of their power to set the agendas for their memberships, AMAC takes its marching orders from its members.  We act and speak on their behalf, protecting their interests, and offering a conservative insight on how to best solve the problems they face today.

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And, just which party held up the budget and wrecked the heck out of the entire wold economy last yeat? It seems clear to me that it takes two to tango. Last year the dems offered something like $10 in cuts for every $1 in tax increases for the wealthy and the offer was still rejected to the dire ruin of the world economy. I know because MY entire stock market portfolio took the hit for it. There could be TWO to blame for this. It takes TWO to tango!


The Senate is corrupt to the core.
For 3 years they have broken the law and accepted a paycheck for taking up space.
How many have neglected to pay their “fair share” of personal income taxes? Even though they are found out they are never sent to jail like Wesley Snipes or you and I.
They make themselves exempt from laws (like Obamacare) because they would never allow themselves to have inferior care.

I strongly believe that we need term limits.
If they are not contributing to a solution THEY ARE THE PROBLEM1


jean gallo

We need you more now than ever AMAC. It’s about time AARP goes down after what they did to us( Seniors) siding with Obamacare. Shame on you AARP!!!!!!! You don’t deserve to be in business!!


If they can’t do thier job don’t pay them . Just get rid of them . Senate term is how long ? A senator sits there for their term and does not do a thing ! They are voted out ! And they have a Pension for the rest of their LIVES ? What is wrong with this picture ??


THE POWER OF THE VOTE……say goodbye to all incombants…..get rid of everyone and start anew…..160 days left to the VOTE….


We need Representatives and Senators who care more about the health of their country than about being re-elected. That takes integrity and courage to stand aagainst the majority and it seems few men and women in Washington have it.


When you are broke and hopelessly in debt, what is the sense of making up a budget? The members of congress have not a clue as to how to fix this nation’s financial problems. Collectively, they are like the accountant who has stolen from his company for years and is finally caught. There is nothing left but to face the consequences. The only trouble is that we have a congress that refuses to face reality. If they disregard the problem long enough, it may just go away-budget or no budget. The congress has become redundant to our needs. We need well paid,people with common sense and a good knowledge of finance to pull us out of this hole.