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Without Deep Spending Cuts, the Republicans Lose the House in 2014

willowhawk Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 1:48 PM
We need to look at other money sucking programs other then Social Security and Medicare, this is a government scare tactic, If we drop Medicade, which no one wants to talk about, and add it's money to Medicare we could pay for that program. Social Security has income intended just for it, welfare has none, the welfare program gets bigger and bigger every day. Drop welfare and Medicade make those people re qualify only legal Americans and truly needy people and most of our problem would be fixed. Stop sending money to country's that hate us and start producing our own energy resources, that would put lots of people back to work. Close government departments that are duplicates of each other and departments that have proven to be dormant .
Okay, it’s official. According to the Treasury Department, the U.S. debt jumped to $16.1 trillion in 2012 from $14.8 trillion in 2011. That’s a $1.3 trillion deficit for the last year. Remarkable. During President Obama’s first term, the federal debt rose by roughly $6 trillion.
 
Now, if they are bold, House Republicans will take advantage of these dismal numbers. Bold means bold spending cuts, as in cut spending like there’s no tomorrow. Bold means implementing the $1.2 trillion spending sequester. Bold means an absolute rock-solid commitment to spending cuts. A new Rasmussen survey shows that 62 percent of Americans favor across-the-board...
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