Tag Archives: spending

Unprecedented levels of public support for reducing federal expenditures

A Rasmussen poll of 1,000 likely voters conducted in December found that nearly 3 in 4 of those polled favor Washington reducing spending. Overall, 73% nationwide believe the federal government should cut spending in order to deal with the nation’s current economic … Continue reading

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Real Clear Policy: Remember Milton Friedman: Spending Is Taxing

Coalition President Jonathan Bydlak and board member Corie Whalen have a new op-ed out today in Real Clear Politics. It highlights Milton Friedman’s warnings that increases in spending ultimately result in higher taxes. Here’s a link to the article. The … Continue reading

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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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Why everything must be on the table

Among those who understand government has a severe spending problem, there are considerable differences on what exact spending should be reduced. For a long time the focus has been on eliminating government waste, “porkbarrel” projects and earmarks. The spotlight has … Continue reading

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Peter Schiff: “The real fiscal cliff”

 Coalition to Reduce Spending advisory board member and nationally syndicated radio host Peter Schiff wrote an op-ed in the Washington Times this week that is not to be missed. Amid all the talk of the looming “fiscal cliff” of tax … Continue reading

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