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    The Last Time Senate Democrats Passed a Budget...

    05/25/2012

    On May 16th, less than a month after our 3rd year without a passed budget, Democrats voted down FOUR Republican budget proposals, without even proposing an alternative. In the days leading up to the 3rd anniversary on April 29th, we asked our Twitter followers to share what was happening in the world the last time the Democrats passed a budget. We got tons of great responses! Most were quite funny, but some were a more serious reminder of why we need strong leadership in the Senate, and how the current leadership isn’t cutting it.

    • The last time Senate Dems passed a budget, Scott Brown was an obscure state senator, best known for posing in Cosmo.
    • Since Senate Dems last passed a budget, Facebook has grown from about 200 million users to 900 million users. 
    • Last time the Senate Democrats passed a budget, the only people “occupying” Wall Street worked there.
    • Last time the Dems passed a budget, we had yet to send FLOTUS and her entourage to Spain. For $467k. 
    • The last time the Democrats passed a budget, Sarah Palin was governor of Alaska.
    • The last time Senate Dems passed a budget, Glee had not yet premiered. 
    • The last time Dems passed a budget, Bernie Madoff was a free man.
    • The last time the Dems passed a budget, the Space Shuttle still had 11 missions to go before retiring. 
    • Osama bin Laden, Moammar Gaddafi, and Kim Jong-il were alive the last time the Democrats passed a budget.
    • Last time Dems passed a budget, Mitt Romney was considered the more conservative candidate. 
    • The last time the Dems passed a budget, "Jersey Shore" wasn't on TV. 
    • The last time Dems passed a budget, Tiger Woods was happily married.
    • Last time the Senate Democrats passed a budget, "ObamaCare" wasn’t a household word.
    • The last time Dems passed a budget, Lindsey Lohan was unfamiliar with prison jumpsuits.
    • When the Senate Dems last passed a budget, Elena Kagan had never served as a judge.
    • Last time the Democrats passed a budget, the “Arab Spring” was an overpriced Vegas casino.
    • Last time Dems passed a budget, Lost was still on TV.
    • John Edwards was paying $400 for a haircut last time the Dems passed a budget.
    • The last time the Senate Dems passed a budget, nobody knew how to pronounce Iceland’s volcano “Eyjafjallajökull.” To be fair, that’s still true.
    • The last time Dems passed a budget, Barack Obama wasn’t a proud Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
    • Last time the Democrats passed a budget, James Cameron's most recent hit was "Titanic." Released in 1997.
    • The last time Senate Dems passed a budget, Nikki Haley was serving in the SC House of Representatives. 
    • Last time Dems passed a budget, Robert Byrd was still alive.
    • The last time Dems passed a budget, I still owned my own business.
    • The last time the Dems passed a budget, you could go food shopping without having to take a second mortgage.
    • Last time the Democrats passed a budget there was no such thing as an iPad. 
    • Last time the Dems passed a budget, Fast and Furious was just a movie. 
    • The last time the Democrats passed a budget, Kate Middleton was a commoner. 
    • The last time the Democrats passed a budget, we were paying $1.83 for a gallon of gas. 
    • Remember "Hannah Montana" the movie? It was raking it in at the box office the last time the Democrats passed a budget. 
    • The last time the Democrats passed a budget, no one had launched a single "Angry Bird" at a single green pig. 
    • Last time the Dems approved a budget, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was planning a certain trip to Argentina. 
    • The last time Senate Dems passed a budget... unemployment was around the same as it is now. 

    The Senate Democrats have failed for the third year in a row. It's time for change in Congress. Help us fire Harry Reid today!

    2 comments
    Howard Pringnitz
    05/25/2012

    The last time the Dems passed a budget, I had a very good job doing the very same work I'm doing now for a 50% higher salary! :(

    linda boghossian
    05/26/2012

    the last time senate democracts pass a budgest . rand psul was not in the senate.He was being a eye doctor.

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