#3YearsNoBudget Hits Twitter to Mark Anniversary of Last Budget Adopted By Senate Democrats

Christopher Santarelli
The Blaze
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Sunday marked the official three-year anniversary since Senate Democrats last adopted a budget. The office of Senate Budget Committee Republican Ranking Member Sen. Jeff Sessions released a statement to mark the occasion that tallies up some notable statistics from when the Senate’s Democratic majority last passed a budget:

1096  …………………………. Days since the Senate majority last passed a budget

$10.4 trillion ………………..Total federal spending since a budget was last adopted

$4.5 trillion ………………… New gross debt accumulated over that time

$15,000 ……………………… Additional debt per person over that time

$39,000 ……………………… Additional debt per family over that time

$626 billion ……………….. Net interest payments on the debt since a budget was last adopted

1……………………………….Budget mark-ups scheduled and then suddenly cancelled at the last minute by the Senate majority this year

0……………………………….Number of Democrat Senators who voted for any budget in the last tow year

0……………………………….Number of votes in the House and Senate in support of President Obama’s budgets this year and last

511……………………………Number of combined votes against

51……………………………..Number of votes need to pass a budget in the Senate

0……………………………….Number of Democrat budget plans brought to the Senate floor in 2010

0……………………………….Number brought to the floor in 2011

0………………………………..Number brought to the floor in 2012

$17 trillion …………….. Unfunded resulting from the President’s health care law

$100 trillion …………… Total unfunded obligations of the federal government

2024  …………………………  Projected year that Medicare will go bankrupt

2033  …………………………. Projected year that Social Security will go bankrupt

8.2     …………………………. Percent of workforce currently unemployed

38      …………………………. Months that unemployment has been above 8 percent

22,774,000 …………………. Approximate total number of workers currently unemployed and underemployed

To protest the lack of fiscal responsibility by some legislators on Capitol Hill, many have taken to Twitter, commenting on all that has gone on since, and frustration with #3YearsNoBudget. 


Perhaps during #3YearsNoBudget Senate Democrats and the president may have been just preoccupied with more important matters?

Like “Senate Democrats retreat at Nationals Park and the 573-acre Boar’s Head Inn estate just outside Charlottesville, but still #3YearsNoBudget.“ Or ”President Obama can play over 90 rounds of golf in his first term as Senate Dems go #3YearsNoBudget.”

What are some of the best #3YearsNoBudget tweets you can come up with? Make sure to write in comment section and tweet!

 

 

 

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