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Without Deep Spending Cuts, the Republicans Lose the House in 2014

haloperidal Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 7:57 AM
The Republicans need to stand their ground. No debt ceiling increase without spending cuts! In fact, the best thing to really do is come up with a balanced budget for the Senate, whom's Social Democrats have not passed a budget in four years and tell them that we have a budget and force them into an up or down vote. Then loudly and proudly tell the American people that they refuse to do what most every American family does--Live Within Their Means!
Okay, it’s official. According to the Treasury Department, the U.S. debt jumped to $16.1 trillion in 2012 from $14.8 trillion in 2011. That’s a $1.3 trillion deficit for the last year. Remarkable. During President Obama’s first term, the federal debt rose by roughly $6 trillion.
 
Now, if they are bold, House Republicans will take advantage of these dismal numbers. Bold means bold spending cuts, as in cut spending like there’s no tomorrow. Bold means implementing the $1.2 trillion spending sequester. Bold means an absolute rock-solid commitment to spending cuts. A new Rasmussen survey shows that 62 percent of Americans favor across-the-board...
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