Washington DC: Congressional Democrats have indicated that any new federal spending in the next three years will be based on the five sound economic concepts embodied in folklore and adages.
House Speaker Pelosi comes out of the House Chamber looks for her shadow. If she sees her shadow, it means $6.0 trillion of new spending. If she does not see her shadow, it means $6.0 trillion of new spending.
A billion dollars a day keeps the pork in play.
A penny saved is a penny not available for spending by the politicians.
An earmark in time eventually leads to nine.
No good fiscal idea goes unpunished, especially if you are an Independent or a Republican.