The purpose of a budget is to set guidelines on spending & compare it to revenues. That is it.<quoted text>
"An organizer working in and for an open society is in an ideological dilemma to begin with, he does not have a fixed truth -- truth to him is relative and changing.”– Saul Alinsky
On this side of the fence between capitalism and the human social cancer Marxism, truth is fixed. Trith is a statement of fact. Here's some facts for you:
A balanced budget means there was, first, a goddam budget, something we haven't seen since Obama took office. Next, the revenue matches expenditures.
So, the first question for you is, did Romney balance the budget of his state?
There are differring opinions as to the importance of a budget. If you go into a crack house, or a household being supported by the government, you'll discover that nobody in those domiciles thinks a budget is important.
However, if you go into a house where it is being supported by a job, or into any business in the entire country, or any government around the world except for the government of the United States, you'll discover that every single one of those institutions think a budget is important.
How important is a balanced budget?
Not very important, according to Democrats who seem to think money grows on trees.
Now, let's get to your post:
How about you put some facts in your post, like what the numbers are.
You talk about balanced budget, which means you're talking about a DEFICIT. Then, you justify your ignorant blather by referencing a DEBT. I would guess you don't know the difference, yet you continue to run your ignorant mouth.
But, let's talk about the debt.
What was it when Romney took office?
What was it after Romney balanced the budget?
(to answer this, you actually have to put the numbers in your post.)
"But he has signed a pledge to the lobbyist Norquist that he won't raise taxes."
And, so f**k*ng what? What's wrong with not raising taxes? That's what Obama is saying, too, you idiot.
And, here's one for you, too.
What was the budget for the Olympics Romney managed?
What was the expenditure?
What were the sources of revenue, and how much from each?
(again, you actually have to put numbers in your post to answer this.)
As I recall, Mass was 49th when Romney took office. He got Mass off the very bottom before he left office, wouldn't you say?
It is not some magical entity that balances budgets.
I've been on Hospital board where every monthly meeting sat through the finance guy going department by department saying how x-ray was over budget because they did more x-rays than budgeted. Spent more took in more.
The State of Massachusetts was ranked number one in debt under Mitt Romney. Look up the numbers yourself. I mean certainly you have them, right? Or are you just talking out your butt again.
Romney did not improve the employment situation. Over his tenure, MA lost 40,000 jobs.
And really, you don't know Romney signed the Norquist pledge? Then STFU until you find out. How can you be for a candidate & be so uninformed.
If Romney had signed & kept that pledge prior to being governor, he never would have come close to balancing any budget. Romney Closed loopholes ( A norquist tax increase) & Increased Fees ( A norquist ta increase).
As President, Romney can not close a loophole to increase revenues unless he cuts revenues someplace else.
Romney was 47th in Job creation every year he was Gov.
So, What good is Romney's "solutions" he brags about in MA,when he can't employ them as President.