Ideological budget battles between GOP and Dems in congress mask the real battle erupting across America– the battle between the makers and the takers. Entrepreneurs and other working Americans, the makers, are growing tired of government’s rapacious hand in their financial pocket and they are becoming more aggressive and more outspoken in their protests. Dems should expect this trend to continue.
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Every time conservatives call for cutting taxes, liberals come back with “What are you going to cut? Social Security, and make old people eat cat food? Medicare, and kill old people? Close prisons, and put criminals back on the street?” (Actually, liberals would like that last one, but, however they need to frame the argument to make their point at the time.) “Should we cut police and fire protection? Education?” These are the kinds of outlandish, arm flailing, spittle slinging, stupefied, exasperated arguments we get as to why we can’t cut spending. Though spending by this recent Congress has risen 21.4% over the last two years according to the CBO, there is nowhere to find any cuts without endangering our lives and the very future of our nation. Cal Thomas has a very good article regarding this subject at Townhall.com. Continue reading →