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Congress kicks the can again, but is about to run out of road

By Ross Connolly Congress was set to face a moment of reckoning in September. After years of reckless spending, the government would once again come up against the debt ceiling, meaning the country could no longer borrow to pay for out-of-control expenditures. This could have been a moment to begin getting serious about our mushrooming …

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House Passes More Spending, Debt Limit Removal Bill

In an act of incredible irresponsibility the House yesterday passed spending legislation. It is supported by the President. If it clears the Senate as is, it will do four things. Federal spending will increase. The deficit will grow. Debt will increase. The limit on federal borrowing authority will be eliminated for two years. The 284-149 …

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Pappas on Social Security

Congressman Pappas describes Social Security as “foundational” and “a critical safety net”. If you believe that Congressman, then, why have you signed as a co-sponsor of Social Security 2100 Act? You wrote that, “… Members from both parties must come together to strengthen these benefits that Americans have earned through a lifetime of hard work…” …

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