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McConnell: We Must Break Washington’s “Spending Addiction”

Birdman III Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 8:54 AM
I used to think that we could starve the beast into submission. But as long as the beast can simply go to the world loan shop and take out trillions in loans, we end up bailing out the sinking ship of state with a teaspoon while the the politicians flood us with barrels. How, pray tell me, do we stop the spending? Eventually when all the world's money is consumed and the 'rich' are no more and all that is left is the 'rich' politicians will we be look politicians, who stole from us to the start, to consume?

Early Sunday morning on ABC’s “This Week” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered a simple yet important message to President Obama and his Democratic colleagues on the Hill: It’s time to tackle spending:

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says that "absolutely the tax issue is behind us" as a result of the "fiscal cliff" deal and that it's now time to focus solely on confronting what he calls "our spending addiction."

He says it shouldn't require a crisis for President Barack Obama and the Democratic majority in the Senate to address federal spending and the future of big entitlement programs...