Out-of-control spending off Democrats’ radar

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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We Need the ‘Penny Plan’

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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Careless Federal Spending Should Make All Americans Angry

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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Lawmakers Carelessly Fatten Up Pork Barrel Projects

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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Jenny Beth’s Journal: It’s Time to Bring Fiscal Sanity Back to Washington

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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National debt rose more than $1.2 trillion in 2018 fiscal year

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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