One of the strongest elements of Mitt Romney's spectacular debate performance was his decisive rejoinder to the president's oft-repeated allegation that the Republican plans to raise taxes on middle class families. Obama said Romney has designs on an unpaid-for $5 trillion tax cut that would eventually necessitate higher tax bills for average Americans. Romney flatly rejected the claim by calling it false, then explained what he actually has in mind. But the president returned to the "$5 trillion" well on several subsequent occasions, prompting more rebuttals from his challenger. FactCheck.org and CNN reviewed Obama's accusation, and found it wanting....
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The budget must be cut. The Federal Government must get out of everything not empowered to it in the Constitution. Everything else should be done by the states and local governments or by the people not the government. Baseline budgeting is stupid. The Government should have to follow the same accounting rules and procedures as everyone else. The Government should follow every law and regulation they make us follow.
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