Despite a national debt that keeps soaring, Democratic presidential contenders are proposing plans that would increase our national debt instead of shrinking it. Fox Business reports: Almost a decade after out-of-control spending and borrowing fueled the Tea Party revolution in a historic midterm election, no major presidential candidates from either party seem interested in the…

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Our debt has exceeded $21.5 trillion and continues to climb. While most politicians in Washington are a-okay with spending our country into oblivion, Sen. Rand Paul continues to push the budget that we have preferred for years – the Penny Plan. Sen. Paul recently reintroduced the Penny Plan in the US Senate, and yet again…

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Leave it to the absolute mess that is the D.C. Swamp to launch spending to new heights. Thanks to unelected bureaucrats and a clueless Congress, the federal deficit is higher than its ever been. Spending is also up, to the tune of $3 trillion for the first quarter of 2019. That number is simply unheard…

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Balancing the government budget is a tough issue. How are lawmakers handling it? By coming up with unnecessary projects to increase more spending, of course. The Hill has the details: When you tally up all 435 representatives, 100 senators, and the needs of 50 states, the spending grows so large that ridiculous projects can be…

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Will the government ever stop spending money it does not have? This week, Senator Rand Paul tried to provide a solution to Washington’s spending addiction. Paul’s “Penny Plan” (which would implement a miniscule two cents on the dollar spending reduction and balance the budget in just five years) earned only 22 votes. Once again, Washington…

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The fiscal year of 2018 ended on Sunday with the national debt rising to $21.516 trillion, with $1.2 trillion borrowed this fiscal year. The Washington Examiner has the details: On the last business day of fiscal year 2018, which was Friday, Sept. 28, the total debt had grown to $21.516 trillion. Friday was the first…

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With less than a week away from the deadline to keep the government funded until December 7, Congress is set to pass a spending bill that doesn’t include funding for a border wall. President Trump has raised the possibility that he won’t sign the bill without border wall funds. CBS News has the details: The…

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When the opportunity arose, Congress missed its chance to work on fully funding the government before the end of the fiscal year on September 30. Time is running out and the baby steps Congress is taking to pass funding bills may not be enough to fully fund the government. Sen. David Purdue has the commentary…

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The September 30 deadline is fast approaching and House Republicans need to come up with an effective strategy that guarantees funds for a border wall and cuts unnecessary funding. Partial government shutdown looms and so far Congress hasn’t passed any 2019 spending bills. CNN has the details: The House and Senate have made more progress…

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