Americans Beg for Mercy in Front of Unelected Bureaucrats

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Quote of the Day: “A note to social engineers of all parties: If you have to protect 3 million people from a brand-new law, it probably wasn’t very well written in the first place.” – John Sununu Did you know that unelected bureaucrats are SELECTIVELY waiving some businesses from following the requirements of Obamacare? Government by bureaucracy…

I just sent this letter to my Senators and Congressman

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Representative Rob Bishop, Senator Orrin Hatch, Senator Mike Lee: Do NOT raise the debt ceiling. Congress refuses to pass a budget, spends itself into a crisis, then uses scare tactics to force an increase in the debt ceiling?! RIDICULOUS! This is the line in the sand. This is the vote that your constituents will remember.…

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…

A Balanced Budget Amendment Will Take Too Long

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Earlier this year, DownsizeDC.org supported a plan to increase the debt ceiling ONLY IF Congress passed a balanced budget amendment. Many in Congress now agree, however… We now realize this was a mistake! By simply refusing an increase the debt ceiling, we could have a balanced budget THIS YEAR. That’s much easier and more immediate.…

Why the Framers Were Right About War

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Quote of the Day: “Criticism in a time of war is essential to the maintenance of any kind of democratic government.” — Robert Taft (Republican Senator, 1939-53) I sent the following letter to Congress about the Libya intervention. If you agree, please send your own letter to Congress. You may copy or borrow from what I wrote…

How to deal with your biggest problem

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Quote of the Day: “He who will not economize will have to agonize.” — Confucius [Kung Fu-tse] (551-479 B.C.) Since Social Security is considered the “third rail” of politics, our new campaign on this subject has been placed on the Our Heresies page on our website. We’re addressing this issue because of our concern about the following…