Remember to thank principled Members of Congress
True to form, Congress has once again kicked the can down the road. On New Year’s Day the House passed the Senate’s fiscal cliff deal that raises taxes, avoids meaningful spending reductions, and proves Congress just isn’t serious about stopping overspending.
In the midst of this, however, five Senators and 151 Representatives opposed the legislation because of its tax increases and lack of spending discipline. While it’s important to hold our elected officials accountable when they fail, it’s just as important to praise them when they do well.
These Senators and Representatives opposed the fiscal cliff deal because of their Tea Party-minded principles. We urge you to call them and let them know how much you appreciate their principled stance: