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…

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…

Cap the Debt = Instant End to Deficit Spending

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Before this message is through, we’ll be announcing DownsizeDC.org’s NEW Agenda campaign. It’s a campaign that is so important that it will join, in priority, the Read the Bills Act and the One Subject at a Time Act. But first, let me tell you about the greatest opportunity we’ve ever had, in our lifetimes, to…

Orrin Hatch on Fighting Tax Increases

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Fellow Utahns, It has now been over 800 days since Senate Democrats have passed a budget. Since that time, our national debt has risen over $3.2 trillion. America has now accumulated about $14 trillion worth of debt.  What is the White House’s solution to our debt crisis? Raise Taxes! Raising taxes isn’t the solution; it’s the…