posted on Jul, 14 2014 @ 12:31 PM
originally posted by: St Udio
a reply to: PraetorianAZ
if the administration/WH is imposing the 'Sequestration' spending cuts on the active duty military
then why the hell is the WH/administration going wonkers by spending Billion$ for Ammo to the Post Office
or Billion$ in hollow point .45 ammo to the department in charge of school lunches
or the totally wasteful spending of Billion$ for some 1,700 Urban Tank Vehuicles ... ???
It's hard to have good conversations with people who apparently don't understand our government.
Who holds the purse strings? Who decides budgets and spending? Why is the President ASKING CONGRESS for 3B to expedite the deportation of the illegal
The White House is not "Imposing sequestration"...each department is at the direction of the GOP dominated congress, including the DOD.
The White house is not "going bonkers" spending "Billions for Ammo to the Post Office"??? Whatever that nonsense is, Congress and the GOP Majority
decide and direct that spending.
Power of the Purse
“All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other
— U.S. Constitution, Article I, section 7, clause 1
“No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts
and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time to time.”
— U.S. Constitution, Article I, section 9, clause 7
Conspiracy? Fine...Complaining about the POTUS? Great...but let's acknowledge foundational reality.