I've been asked "would you vote for the $38 billion in cuts?" A fair question. The unequivocal answer is "No." It is too little. Our annual deficit is $1.65 trillion. That equates to $4.5 billion each DAY. By cutting $38 billion the Congress and President will eliminate the deficit spending for 8 days but for the other 357 days nothing changes. To those who deem that progress, I can only say, "get real."House Republicans didn't even get an agreement to end funding for NPR, even after that revealing interview where top executives with the publicly-funded propaganda radio broadcaster for the Left acknowledged NPR could live without federal funding and would probably be better off if it didn't receive any federal funding.
Monday, April 11, 2011
Richard Mourdock On The Budget Deal
Some of our newly-minted GOP congressmen from Indiana who serve on the House Budget Committee have been gloating over this "historic budget deal" the Republican-led House reached with President Barack Obama and the Senate Democratic leadership late Friday night to avoid a government shutdown. State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, who is challenging Sen. Richard Lugar in next year's Senate primary, cuts right to the chase in describing what the deal really means and why he would vote against it in a Facebook post: