Judson Phillips Dec 13, 2022
Spending is out of control in Washington right now. With Republicans and Democrats fighting over where to increase federal spending, it is important that the opposite happen, and discretionary spending take a big cut. There is a way to fully fund the core functions of government while taking a big chunk out of federal discretionary spending. There are so many targets for spending cuts and Congress needs to start finding cuts now, instead of finding new ways to spend even more taxpayer cash and borrowed money.
I was there when the Tea Party movement launched thanks to the federal government bailing out Wall Street. The movement launched to send new members to Congress like Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rand Paul (R-KY) to fight the establishment of both parties on the fact that Washington can’t control spending. Those members have fought a lonely battle and we need the House Freedom Caucus to take up a new battle to get the Republican Party in the House to propose large cuts to spending going forward to regain the trust of the American people.
They can start today..........To Read More.....
My Take - As you read this you have to come away with the clear understanding both parties are insane. They're talking about a bill involving a trillion and a half dollars we don't have, and they're excited they somehow think cutting that to a trillion and a quarter is good economics.
The suggestion is to cut military spending, which I actually agree, but mostly because so much of the military budget is actually spent on social issues, and then there's the massive waste and it's been made clear no one in the military or the government knows where all that money is going.
So, if they want to cut the military budget, start with transparency and accountability in order to get clarity. Clarity leads to understanding, then start the cutting. But the real spending issues involve government involvement in social issues, especially entitlements. All failures, and unendingly expensive to the point they will bankrupt the nation. And not one of these nitwits is suggesting cuts there.
It's time to stop borrowing a boat to go out to sea.