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Winning the Defense Spending Debate

Original Saepe__Expertus Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 6:32 PM
A SERIES of lies! "During the presidential foreign policy debate, President Obama declared that sequestration "will not happen." LIAR! It was MADE AUTOMATIC! Anyone else have any favorite lies? "But there's SO MANY to choose from!" How do we catalogue that? EASY...only pick the things President FUBAR-AK uttered when his lips were moving...

With no time to recover from a thorough election day whooping, Republicans in a lame duck Congress are facing an even worse budgetary nightmare than last year. And they only have two months to negotiate a solution with President Obama.

Last time, as the Chair the Balanced Budget Amendment campaign, fellow conservatives and I were urging Republicans to tie the unavoidable increase in the debt ceiling to a balanced budget amendment. Because it also prohibited tax increases, the amendment would have required balance to be achieved through necessary cuts throughout the federal government.

But in...