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Will President Obama Sit Down With Me To Discuss the FairTax?

SolofTexas Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 2:32 PM
None1257 -- That is the reason for budgets - control over spending. There has not been a non-negative budget in decades. The only reason there is a claim that ONE YEAR of the Clinton administration was non-deficit is that the government liquidated some assets (as I recall, land and strategic petroleum reserves). For governments, projected budget variations (Incomes - Expenses) should never be negative values (i.e., deficit spending). Borrowing should only occur in the case of a true national emergency (e,g,, a declared war).

When someone says “First Amendment” you immediately think about your right to free speech, or perhaps freedom of religion. The First Amendment actually goes beyond that. For those of you who attended government schools, it’s time for a refresher. Here’s the actual wording:

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Most people have a handle on the free speech, freedom of religion and...