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A Fiscal Fitness Plan for Washington

q16penn Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 10:23 PM
Card-carrying Republicans will often respond with "at least Ronald Reagan's heart was in the right place!" My only thought is "so was Neville Chamberlain's when he returned to England from Munich waving a piece of paper in his hand."

The U.S. has spent its way into a $16 trillion national debt that is threatening its economic health. Bankrupting America's Gretchen Hamel has five principles that can help get the U.S. economy back on track.

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From Townhall Magazine's December feature, "A Fiscal Fitness Plan for Washington" by Gretchen Hamel:

First, and mostly importantly, elected officials should keep their promises and listen to the voters. It’s easier said than done, but think about members of the two previous Congresses and where many...