Cutting Spending

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    Why is it so many of you pretend that cutting spending is not an option for dealing with deficits and debt? Especially, when, in reality, it's the easiest way.

    Are you honestly telling me you cant think of one program in the Federal government that we aren't spending too much on?

    Did we really need to be paying the salaries of all those financial regulators who had their office computers full of pornography while the wall street wizards were ignore financial regulations?

    Do we really need to be spending money for genital cleaning?

    Why exactly are we spending so much money telling people how to eat?

    Why exactly are we increasing health care costs throughout the country?

    Why are we wasting so much money through inefficient use of our military?

    Why hasn't the Department of Energy been abolished since the entire mission of that department was to make us energy independent and our situation has gotten incredibly worse since their creation?

    Why do we have a Department of Education to take money away from the local communities to send to Washington to give back to the local communities?

    What the heck are we paying immigration for if they don't do jack about the illegal immigration problem?

    Are you honestly telling me none of these programs can be looked and cut even alittle? Seriously?

    We need to stop pretending the option isnt there or the option will never be used.
     
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    sheesh!
     
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    Who is saying that cutting spending is not an option?
     
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    cutting spending is crucial....

    however, if you LOOK at our figures of deficit and debt, you can not cut enough to pay down our debt, no matter how many times you rattle it off.... you simply can't.

    we need more tax revenues as well....an excellent economy could make a dent in it....along with cutting spending and tax increases....

    just look at the numbers avatar....can you comprehend numbers, the budget and tax revenues we bring in?

    or are you not a numbers person, like my hubby?
     
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    My simple solution is to cut spending as much as they tax. If the government wasnts say 20% out of all of us... I damn well want 20% out of government spending cut across the board, nothing spared, nothing sacred, nothing untouched.

    The more you tax the people the more government gets cut on an equal level and everyone is happy!
     
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    Cutting government spending is a start, but that alone will not remedy the financial fiasco.
    As Timothy Geithner (US Treasury Secretary says ) -; "It is very hard to reduce a very complicated question to a single number or a single indicator. "
    A single indicator "format" CAN be done BUT no politician wants to touch it because of greed.
    The FALGAFT Plan suggests this position.
    What is really required is a "Quantum Shift" in thinking and approach to all economic pursuits.
     
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    Does it take a "Quantum Shit" in thinking to balance your check book every month?

    Its a simple thing...you don't spend what you don't have. You don't borrow what you cant pay back. If you are in trouble you cut out the luxuries, pinch pennies, don't waste, and make what you do have go farther.
     
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