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Winning the Defense Spending Debate

RG_THP_Website Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:12 AM
Do YOU know exactly what the 'Fiscal Cliff' is that America is facing? “Fiscal cliff” is the popular shorthand term used to describe the conundrum that the U.S. government will face at the end of 2012, when the terms of the Budget Control Act of 2011 are scheduled to go into effect. Here are some explanations that should interest you. http://thpatriots.blogspot.com/2012/11/fiscal-cliff-versus-political-will.html

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...