Tag Archives: spending

When is Enough, Enough?

Last year we defeated the Tunnel and Pike Hike, but government does not seem to get it. Rather than make our lives less expensive in the form of less tolls, our Governor is finding a way to make tolls more acceptable all over Massachusetts. Under the guise of saving the state money in toll worker jobs, Deval Patrick is seeking…

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Time to TEL: Lower spending in MA and contrain it with a real tax and expenditure limitation

( – promoted by Garrett Quinn) David Tuerck writing in today’s Boston Globe: Candidates for office who want to challenge this blue-state attachment to high taxes have an important fact on their side: The “frayed-safety-net” argument doesn’t hold water. The Beacon Hill Institute calculated per-capita spending by state and local government in Massachusetts on three categories of safety-net services –…

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Obama: Across the board spending freeze

In tomorrow night’s State of the Union President Obama will call for an across the board spending freeze on non-discretionary spending.  FoxNews:
President Obama, after spending hundreds of billions his first year, now is seeking a partial three-year federal spending freeze that would reduce budgets by less than 1 percent. The drop-in-the-bucket nature of the president’s proposal was underscored…

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reducing government income

What this country really needs is to reduce spending with politicians pay, and other governmental offices. I have seen far too much abuse in spending and then justified by the saying its needed. Well we the tax payer have needs as well, but we are limited by income. So lets begin the process of voting for income reductions and caps…

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Obama’s Fantasyland Consumes 83% Of GDP

 Data sources:  Data through 2007 from US Statistical Abstract Table 452; data for 2008 through 2019 from Congressional Budget Office's Analysis of the President's Proposed Budget.     "Those who do not live in Fantasyland understand that the only options are:       * To greatly increase taxes on middle- and lower-income groups (a political nonstarter).    …

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