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Conservative House Republicans’ Budget Proposal

geotay Wrote: Apr 02, 2012 10:46 PM
A budget would restrict the amount of money they could spend. What is really puzzling is why there is no way to force them to obey the law that says they HAVE to have a budget.

The Republican Study Committee released its fiscal 2013 budget proposal this week and it’s not horrible. That’s probably a compliment given that the bar is so low on Capitol Hill that one would trip on it. According to the RSC’s numbers, federal spending as a percentage of GDP would recede to a bit over 18 percent in 2022. That’s a level of spending that hasn’t been achieved since George Bush and his fellow Republicans in Congress initiated the federal spending spree of the past ten years.

I give the RSC credit for wanting to rein in the size of...

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