February 4, 2010

Can't Call them a Do-Nothing Congress!

The Democrats in the 51st Congress ridiculed President Benjamin Harrison and Republicans for annual federal spending that reached one billion dollars for the first time: the Billion Dollar Congress! Ahh, those were the days...

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217 Ayes (all 'D') - 212 Nays

Hat-tip: Roger Simon

111th Congress Posted by John Kranz at February 4, 2010 6:28 PM

A billion? Pikers.

Posted by: Keith Arnold at February 4, 2010 9:10 PM

At the time they surely thought, what - a ba-billion dollars? Now we're barely impressed by a ta-ta-trillion dollars!

Posted by: johngalt at February 5, 2010 3:52 PM | What do you think? [2]