Author Archives: Julie Borowski

The Problem is Over Spending, Not Under Taxation

President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are currently negotiating a deficit reduction deal to stop the sequester “cuts.”  The main fight is over Obama’s proposal to raise federal income taxes on Americans making over $250,000 a year. While Boehner … Continue reading

Rampant Wasteful Spending in Pentagon Budget

Some lawmakers claim that we cannot afford to cut a dime of Pentagon spending. That is simply untrue. Like every federal government department, the Department of Defense is susceptible to wasteful spending and pet projects. Perhaps more so because many … Continue reading

Fears Over Sequester Prove Most Politicians Not Serious About Cutting Spending

Last summer, President Obama signed the controversial Budget Control Act of 2011 that raised the debt ceiling and created the infamous “Super Committee” tasked with devising a plan to reduce the deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next decade. The … Continue reading

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