Increase taxes and spending? Cut spending and taxes? What's the right thing to do? The core problem is unbridled spending by the federal government, spending funded by borrowed money. Let's cut federal spending and let's do it now. The entire world is waiting for our leadership
Constituents of the 4th District of Texas believe in reining in out-of-control federal spending and balancing America's budget. Congressman Hall would rather be respected at home than liked in Washington.
The point is simply this: whether good or bad, wise or foolish, no Supreme Court decision shall ever overrule or nullify any precept enshrined in our founding documents: the Declaration of Independence or our revered Constitution.
In a political environment dominated by gridlock, sustaining NASA’s budget has been a rare point of bipartisan accord. In some instances, the debate causes a reversal of partisan roles, with a Democratic president encouraging the development of private-sector space flight and congressional Republicans pushing back in favor of government-managed projects.
Seniors: are you worried Medicare and Social Security will not be there when you retire? Do you worry no one will be there to help you if you live alone? Gen. John Elkins offers a simple, common-sense plan that assures quality care around the clock, a life of unimaginable luxury that will not cost taxpayers a single dime.
Surely something must be terribly wrong with a man who seems to be far more concerned with a Jew building a house in Israel than Muslims building a nuclear bomb in Iran!
Lawmakers must rein in spending in order to prevent a debt crisis like the one spreading through Europe. This requires a budget process compatible with our budget priorities. The SAFE Act provides a strong first step by capping the growth of government, and creating a framework for priority-setting and trade-offs.
“The Democrats ignored the will of the majority of Americans and crammed this bill through the House,” Hall said. “They used special favors and political tactics to gain the votes of wavering Democrats, but this battle is not over.
The CBO also says health insurance premiums for millions of families across the country will go up by as much as 13% as a result of all the new government mandates contained in this bill—and continue to rise at the current unsustainable rate for nearly everyone else. And it's all going add to the mountain of debt we are already piling onto our kids and grandkids.
House Republicans' moratorium seemed to catch Democrats off guard. Some predicted that the ban wouldn't pass and others said they are comfortable with the record they've built in bringing transparency to the earmark process.