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Happy Birthday, President Reagan

Corbett_ Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 2:17 PM
George: The GOP has not proposed anything but cosmetic cuts to the baseline. Even the article you cite -- which is from 3 years ago -- only proposed a 60 billion savings over a term of months. It did NOT make any cuts, it merely maintained a few programs at the then current rate of spending. You simply do not know what you are talking about. And 60 billion in a nearly 2 trillion budget is a joke and an insult to Americans. BTW, the GOP holds the House. They do not need the Senate to pass spending cuts. All they have to do is stop spending.

This idea -- that government was beholden to the people, that it had no other source of power -- is still the newest, most unique idea in all the long history of man's relation to man. This is the issue of this election: Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves.

You and I are told we must choose between a left or...