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Federal Spending Can Be Mitt’s Issue

David482 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 7:29 AM
We really don't where Romney stands on any issue. He is constantly flip-flopping or just plain lying just to get our votes...The best way to balance the budget is to freeze the national debt at around $16 trillion and force the president to cut out $2 trillion a year in waste. ..The next president can balance the budget by (1.) ending all corporate and illegal alien family welfare (2.) terminating all foreign aid and bringing our troops back home (3.) ban all government unions and pay new hires at wages and benefits equal to those of their counterparts in the private sector (4.) impose stiff tariffs on imports and bring the tens of millions of tax paying jobs back home (5.) deport all illegal aliens and give their stolen jobs to our peopl

A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST

Are you willing to spend $2,675 a month to support the federal government? Would you choose to invest $32,100 every year to pay for the services Washington provides for you?

That's the principal question the voters will decide in this election cycle, and the one challenge that could win the White House for Mitt Romney.

Unfortunately, his compulsively cautious campaign hasn’t yet raised the issue with appropriate force and clarity, leaving the current debate on economic issues unfocused and indecisive. The Republican candidate and his advisers should recalibrate their pitch...