By Tag "Real Cuts Right Now" - page 2
Cromnibus abides by budget caps but still increases spending
No, that is not a misprint... Last night, the House passed the "Cromnibus" spending bill, which mysteriously grew to 1,774 pages after 171 pages were added in the Rules Committee. The bill will be voted on in the Senate this weekend, following [...]
US Taxpayers paying Social Security to Nazis
Remember this the next time Nancy Pelosi says, “The cupboard is bare. There is nothing left to cut.” Suspected Nazi war criminals are receiving Social Security benefits, funded by US Taxpayers. From The BBC: The US government has paid [...]
Your tax dollars at work
The other day, I blogged about how many in the GOP are abandoning tax cuts in favor of tax "reform," which rearranges, but doses not reduce, the tax burden imposed on the American people. I pointed out that the reason for this new position in [...]
Government Debt: US's leading export?
According to new figures from the Treasury Department, foreign holdings of US debt now exceed $6 trillion dollars. China is the leading holder of US debt, holding $1,268,400,000,000 at the end of June. In comparison, the Federal Reserve held [...]
Good News! Government "mistakenly" giving away less of your money!
Here's some good news from DC: In 2013, the Federal Government made $100 billion in payments to those who did not legally qualify for them. This figure includes items like unemployment benefits sent to people with jobs and payments for [...]
Your deadbeat Uncle Sam...
Ever have a friend or family member who is constantly in debt and whose idea of fiscal responsibility is to get an increase in their credit card limit in order to pay off their debts? Well, we all have such a relative... our Uncle Sam. Since [...]
More proof that government is out of control and dangerous
Next time some statist tries to tell you that our deficits are because the government is just not taxing us enough, remind them that federal tax revenues are at historic highs and are projected to increase. Despite the new revenue, government [...]
Government propaganda: Coming soon to a TV near you
Good news. Starting this week, the American people will at last be able to see programs produced by the federally-funded Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). You see, for years the BBG, which operates outlets such as the Voice of America, Radio [...]
Campaing for Liberty joins efforts to limit spending
Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of 21 other groups in an open letter to the House and Senate demanding they not use budget gimmicks, like hiding additional military funding in Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) accounts, to [...]
When is a spending increase a spending cut?
In the bizzaro world of Congress of course... Two weeks ago Congress considered the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (T-HUD) Act. The bill appropriated $52 billion in discretionary [...]