Federal spending

“Government budget about to be SLASHED! We’re all gonna DIE!”

by Tim Condon February 22, 2013

A few weeks ago I wrote about the Washington Monument ploy. It’s a tactic the political class uses to lash out against the people to inflict  as much pain and punishment as possible whenever government spending is reduced. “Is reduced”? Did I say that? Hell, we’re talking about…

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Money Perspective from Lucianne

by Skip April 1, 2012

Lucianne.com is just about my favorite for news aggregators and most days they have a political cartoon that just fits the bill.  Given that my hopes were crushed when MY numbers weren’t the winning ones in this week’s Mega-Million, this put things into context.  WE ordinary people look at that $640 million won (out of […]

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Data Point – Federal spending per household

by Skip February 24, 2012

Look at the rate of increase that Federal Govt spending took starting in 2009: It is bad enough that spending, percentage wise, rose 52% in 8 years.  Let me put it this way: I don’t know about you, but my family income is sufficient to pay for my family’s needs (and some wants) but is […]

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Data Point – Yeah, those Republicans have certainly slowed down spending, eh?

by Skip January 19, 2012

“What cannot go on, won’t” It shows that the Republican takeover in the House has not had a net downward trend – we still are spending too much as the deficit spending continues.  It also shows that Republicans have worked (effectively) alongside Democrats in never really slowing the rise of spending previous to 2010 either. […]

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GrokTV Event: Ron Paul – Q2 & Q3: Why is cutting Federal spending so important? Military spending and how the Pres. Paul’s Military look?

by Skip January 8, 2012

Jim Forsythe’s next two questions at the Ron Paul Presidential Primary event in Meredith, NH this afternoon: Question 2: You have proposed cutting $1 Trillion from the Federal budget right off – why is it so important to cut Federal spending? Question 3:Military vs defense spending – and how will the military look like under […]

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