Terence P. Jeffrey is editor-in-chief of the conservative US Internet news service CNSNews.com, a position he assumed in September 2007. He became Editor of Human Events, a national conservative weekly in the United States, in 1996.
Leaders of both parties have shown they're happy to borrow and spend. ( Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
The leaders of both the Republican Party and the Democratic Party in the U.S. Senate proved again this week that they favor a bigger federal government that spends and borrows more money.
Their timing was symbolically perfect.
On Friday afternoon, the government released the Monthly Treasury Statement for September, the last month of fiscal 2019.It revealed that during
President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Secretary Hillary Clinton mark the return to the U.S. of the remains of the four Americans killed in an attack in Benghazi, Libya, on September 14, 2012. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images)
"We came. We saw. He died."
So said then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when she learned that Libyan rebels had killed Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi.
Gadhafi and his regime were brought down by an insurrection that then-President
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) arrives for the opening session of the 116th Congress on January 3, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)
The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives has voted to fund efforts to "enhance the border security" of Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Tunisia while moving to deny all funding to build walls, fencing or any other structures to enhance the border security of the United States.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her lieutenants