What do you think about this idea for solving the budget crisis?

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I have a radical idea on how we can solve our Nation’s budget crisis — and do so without raising the debt-ceiling or raising taxes. The Bill of Rights contains this little gem: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the…

Are Republicans powerless, or are they conning us?

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Quote of the Day: “No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.” — Edmund Burke (1729-1797) The financial support of generous DC Downsizers enabled us to send the following news release to more than 800 media outlets, and nearly 5,000 websites, this morning… Are Republicans Powerless or…

“Taxing the rich” makes poor/middle-class people poorer

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The Dem’s are floating the “tax the rich”, “make the rich pay their ‘fair share’” rhetoric to try and pay for their programs. Which, of course, gets the “not-rich” to back their plan… ironically, the “not-rich” are the beneficiaries of these programs. So let’s tax the “rich” — i.e., the businesses, or business owners. What…

Recent Votes

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Recent Senate Votes Military Construction-VA Appropriations, FY2012 – Vote Passed (97-2, 1 Not Voting) The Senate passed its version of the military construction and Department of Veterans Affairs appropriations bill for the upcoming fiscal year. The $144 billion bill differs slightly from the House version that passed on June 14. A conference committee will work out a final…

Hatch: Senate Democrats Block Common-Sense Debt Solution

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Senate Democrats threw common sense out the door today by refusing to even take a vote on Cut, Cap and Balance. This debt crisis demands we take serious action to stop Washington’s out-of-control spending, and to put us back on the path to prosperity. It’s unfortunate that some are not taking this call seriously: “I…

Just say NO to "phoney deals" on the debt

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Whether it’s in our fight to Audit the Fed, our battle to End the Mandate, or our work to protect civil liberties, you and I have seen first-hand the impact Campaign for Liberty members can have in support of constitutional government. And it’s vital that C4L members take action immediately to stop the impending sellout…

Sen. Mike Lee sets the record straight on the 14th Amendment

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Senator Mike Lee (R, Utah) sets the record straight on what the 14th Amendment says, and what it means for the Secretary of the Treasury (who has recently threatened to default on the debts of the United States). I can’t help but think we wouldn’t be having all these arguments and disagreements — and could…