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The Spendaholics' Offensive

GPeyton Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 11:31 AM
Redistribution curbs growth and entrenches the status quo. Growth comes from wealth creation, which is far more difficult when the government is taking, borrowing, printing and spending at insane levels.

A primary meme of the Democratic Party in 2013 is that the federal government doesn’t have a spending problem. That is what President Obama reportedly said to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in their January budget negotiations. Acting on that assumption, Obama’s State of the Union address signaled his desire to scuttle the 2011 sequestration deal that appears to be the American people’s last best hope to trim federal spending.

The president’s partisan allies have rushed to take up the cause. Two days after the State of the Union, Iowa Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) stated, “I want...