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Give Em 'L', Mitt!

jg4liberty Wrote: May 03, 2012 4:47 AM
There is not a chance in heck, Romney will do what Cal is suggesting. He is not a limited government advocate and has the record to prove it so who arein we kidding here. He's the anointed establishment guy and in case you all hadn't notice there is little difference between the two parties except during the election cycle. They govern virtually the same. Dems want welfare Repubs want warfare and together they have bankrupted the country.

In the 1993 movie "Dave" the faux president (played by Kevin Kline) calls in his best friend (played by Charles Grodin) and they stay up all night balancing the federal budget, not by raising taxes, but by cutting unnecessary and wasteful spending.

If only it were that easy.

Most presidents have talked about cutting spending, but few succeed because Congress holds the power of the purse and is reluctant to give it up.

There have been serious and not so serious attempts to reduce government spending, from Ronald Reagan's Grace Commission to something called OMB Circular A-76, a memo from the...