Author Archives: Rebekah Johansen

David Stockdale Rejects the Debt

We are very pleased to announce that David Stockdale, running for US House in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District, has pledged to Reject the Debt. Stockdale is challenging incumbent Representative Susan Brooks. Read more in our press release below. FOR IMMEDIATE … Continue reading

Our taxes are high because we spend so much

Today in Rare, we discuss the often overlooked culprit of oppressive taxes: oppressive spending. These programs don’t exist in a vacuum. They’re funded somehow, either today in taxes or tomorrow in debt. Most Americans want the government to spend less. … Continue reading

Ron Paul: Ryan Budget shows how little difference there is between the parties

Writing yesterday, Ron Paul takes aim at the Ryan budget. The budget does not cut spending at all, and in fact actually increases spending by $1.5 trillion over ten years. The Republicans are using the old DC trick of spending … Continue reading

Jonathan Bydlak in Rare: Ryan Budget Shows why Republicans Lack Credibility

Yesterday in Rare, CRS President Jonathan Bydlak responded to House Budget Chair Rep. Paul Ryan’s recent statements on the House budget proposal. Writing Wednesday in Real Clear Defense, House Budget Chair Rep. Paul Ryan offers a stunningly shortsighted view of … Continue reading

NEWS RELEASE: Ryan Budget Hypocrisy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rebekah Johansen Email: rebekah@reducespending.org BYDLAK: RYAN BUDGET SHOWS WHY REPUBLICANS LACK CREDIBILITY ON SPENDING The House Budget weds itself to wasteful Pentagon spending while pretending to care about spending reform. ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA (April 10, 2014) – Jonathan … Continue reading