Browsing articles by "Corie Whalen, Author at Coalition to Reduce Spending"

17 Trillion Reasons Not to Trust Congress

“The American people don’t trust Congress or either party, and we’ve given them at least 17 trillion reasons not to.”  –  Senator Mike Lee For deficit hawks, recent events on the Senate floor have been of the high drama variety. As is typical in Washington, senior lawmakers are eager to skirt normal order and make […] Read More >>

Fairness? What Fairness?

Much of the justification for various federal programs amounts to a notion of fairness. Understandably, people look to the government and its seemingly endless cash flow, and pitch their various ideas to politicians. Naturally, given the revolving door habits of DC, some things get funded for political reasons – but it’s true that others might […] Read More >>

Republicans Are Part of the Problem

This week at National Review, Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute published an interesting commentary entitled, “How Serious Are Republicans?” in which he chronicles how the alleged party of fiscal responsibility is falling short in several ways, even with a big spending Democratic President in office that they’re constantly seeking to oppose. However, as Tanner […] Read More >>

MA US Senate Candidate Dan Winslow Rejects the Debt

Bydlak: “Dan Winslow is leading the way in the Massachusetts Senate race on the matter of promoting responsible spending restraint.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 10th, 2013 ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Coalition to Reduce Spending announced on Wednesday that Dan Winslow, Republican candidate for US Senate, signed the group’s Reject the Debt spending commitment. Massachusetts […] Read More >>