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Balanced Budget? Lower Taxes? Anyone Believe this Will Happen?

VeritasDeTejan Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:38 AM
It's happening right now ... in TEXAS! Why do you think CA and NY producers/companies are coming by the hundreds?? We have ONE state that still runs by the model that made this country great. Come on down before it's too late. The ONLY way this gets fixed is if enough statesmen appear to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment, not a law, a constitutional amendment, like we have in TX. That won't happen until after the collapse, because too many are oblivious of the impact.
Mark1963 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 10:03 AM
Exactly. Furthermore, we Must demand that every government Department with non "Blak" Budgets be audited, now.

Remember when that happened under Bill Clinton? We discovered that the Department heads and didn't know how much money their Departments received, or what it was spent on.

This needs to STOP NOW. Audit Every Department, review their Charters, and if their funds can't be accounted for, return their duties tot he State legislatures, and dissolve them.

Imagine the savings if we could accomplish this.
Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:40 AM
We could be MORE free here in Texas. MUCH more!
Colonialgirl Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 4:09 PM
Blame the liberal idiots in Austin for that.
OL1 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:32 PM
Texas is about to turn BLUE. That willset you free.
Mark1963 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 10:03 AM
And blame the Dunsels who voted for them as well. After all, fair is Fair.

Government Executive reports House passes balanced budget bill.

The House on Wednesday passed legislation that directs President Obama to submit a balanced budget plan to Congress this spring.

Require a Plan Act (H.R. 444) compels Obama to submit a supplemental budget by April 1 if his fiscal 2014 budget blueprint does not include a plan to balance the government’s books. That supplemental budget would outline a long-term deficit reduction strategy and timeline for...