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

MoreFreedom Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 6:00 PM
I'd be glad to cut: Dept. of Commerce Dept. of Agriculture EPA Import/Export Bank OSHA Dept. of Education Dept. of Labor Unemployment benefits Welfare Medicare Medicaid ObamaCare Foreign Aid UN DEA And more. Of course we've made commitments to those on Social Security so it needs to be phased out along with Medicare. And abolishing Medicare might actually save seniors money! It turns our seniors on Medicare pay more of their money for healthcare now than before Medicare existed!!!
LiveFree Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 6:24 PM
Yes. I'd be happy to see the Fed Govt shutdown for a couple of months. We'd learn very quickly what and who would actually be affected (other than federal employees). I'm quite confident that I could continue living my life just fine and dandy with about 1/100th of the government in place. Maybe a lot less. But I'm very willing to conduct that experiment and find out.
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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