The House and Senate this week announced a budget deal that would avert a government shutdown and bring a rare dose of stability to Congress’s fiscal policy making over the next two years.

WSJ 12/10/13

It is a step in the right direction and hopefully the beginning of getting a handle on the spending problem the government has nurtured for years ……On both sides of the aisle.

Not much other news I am aware of this week.

Obamacare is the topic of the day

360,000 have signed up. Nearly 6 million Americans have lost their chosen coverage. Let it roll.

I heard on Thursday Kim Jung Un (North Korean dictator and nut case) had his uncle murdered. Nice guy. Going for another visit Dennis?

From the Economics and Statistics administration
  • October Business Inventories were up 0.7 percent in November from September and up 3.6 percent from October.
  • Sales in October were up 0.5 percent in October from the previous month and up 3.9 percent from a year earlier.
  • New orders for machine tools and related technologies rose 10.2 percent from September to October, the third monthly increase in the US Manufacturing Technology Orders Report. Industry Week

As always, have a great weekend,

Hug your children and grandchildren. Tell them you love them.
Buy American made products whenever you can.
Hire a veteran

Don’t drink the Kool Aid : )
…..God bless America