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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 bipartisan Super Committee failed to reach a deficit-reduction agreement before the November 23, 2011 deadline. […] Read More >>

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 recently begun to shine on unsustainable entitlement spending (Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid). Still others […] Read More >>

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 increases and spending cuts (at least that’s what the mainstream media says), Schiff writes the […] Read More >>