Post Tagged with: "Republican spending cuts"

February 11, 2013 06:32

The Cuts That Really Weren’t

“[M]any of their “cuts” cut nothing at all.” The illusion of big “cuts” shows why there is little hope for saving America from the thieving politicians that continue ever increasing spending to fund their own power and wealth.

July 22, 2011 07:23

Rubio: Debt rating companies are requiring at least $4 trillion in cuts to keep credit rating

The rest of the story on the ratings agencies concern about default. There have to be cuts. Sen. Marco Rubio on the senate floor speaks plainly about politicians addiction to spending other people’s money.

July 22, 2011 05:21

Michael Reagan: Dad’s Still Waiting for Democratic Spending Cuts

“When my father was president, the Democrats promised him $3 in spending cuts for every dollar of new taxes,” said Reagan, a Republican strategist who is spokesman for The Reagan Nation and chairman and president of The Reagan Legacy

March 4, 2011 04:57

And the Dead Beat Goes On

We can’t spend our way to prosperity. We can’t borrow our way to solvency, and we shouldn’t condemn our descendants to a life of limited opportunity crushed under the debt for the entitlements we wanted but couldn’t afford.

February 28, 2011 07:11

Balancing the Budget: Do Americans Have What It Takes?

Year after year, our elected representatives refuse to do the hard work required to distinguish between budgetary wants and needs, and year after year the government takes on debt to finance programs it can’t afford.

February 14, 2011 09:40

Republicans Are Weak on Farm Subsidies

The level of hypocrisy is breathtaking. For example, conservatives rightly denounced government subsidies to business when the auto industry was at issue. Why, then, are subsidies a good idea when directed to, say, Archer Daniels Midland?

January 24, 2011 10:11

Proposed $2.5 trillion cuts don’t make a dent

Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow Veronique de Rugy puts the savings contained in the Republican Study Committee’s Spending Reduction Act of 2011 in context. As shown, the $2.5 trillion in proposed federal spending cuts are far from drastic; they represent roughly a 5% decrease in spending between now and the year 2021 .