Senator: Obama, Congress ‘Intentionally’ Spending to Force Value-Added Tax Implementation

N.H. Sen. Judd Gregg tells CNBC’s Larry Kudlow leaders are ‘trying to run the government into the ditch’ to institute European social welfare model.

Jeff Poor Business & Media Institute 9/10/2010

We’ve heard from various elements that President Barack Obama was a socialist trying to “fundamentally change” theUnited States of America in a covert manner, […]

Republicans say Obama loan program is first step toward TARP slush fund

Jon Ward The Daily Caller 2/3/2010

Republicans accused President Obama on Tuesday of taking a step toward using the $700 billion Wall Street bailout as a slush fund, a possibility many worried about when the Troubled Asset Relief Program was first created during the economic panic of 2008.

“Our TARP should not be a piggy […]

Conrad-Gregg Amendment defeated

Paul Mirengoff PowerLineblog 1/26/2010

The proposal by Senators Conrad and Gregg to establish a congressional commission to recommend reductions in the federal deficit has failed to pass in the Senate. It need 60 votes but received only 53, with 46 against. 37 Democrats and 16 Republicans voted in favor of the proposal.

Republican opposition appears […]

Sen. Gregg: Budget deficit is sending the U.S. to ‘third-class status as a nation’

By Ian Swanson The Hill 11/15/09

The U.S. is headed toward “third-class status as a nation” because of the budget deficit, according to the senior Republican on the Senate Budget Committee.

Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.), in an interview on C-SPAN, said the biggest problem faced by the country is “the impending fiscal meltdown of our […]

Sen Gregg: U.S. could be on path to a ‘banana republic’ situation

From CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart October 18, 2009

WASHINGTON (CNN) – A leading fiscal mind on Capitol Hill and a one-time Obama Cabinet pick sounded the alarm Sunday over the projected long-term financial challenges the country faces.

“This deficit is driven by us,” New Hampshire Republican Sen. Judd Gregg candidly said Sunday on CNN’s […]

Senator Judd Gregg calls General McChrystal’s revelation ‘startling’

September 28, 2009 H/T Pat Dollard