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The solution is... CUT THE SPENDING, STUPID! [FReepathon thread XIV]
Click here to pledge your support! ^ | July 28, 2011 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 07/28/2011 11:39:35 AM PDT by Jim Robinson

Well, it should be clear to all by now, that neither party is serious about cutting spending. We the people have been warning the politicians for decades that their big spending would lead us to bankruptcy. Well, guess what. We're nearly there. Obama has spent and committed more money than all of the presidents before him and now we're broke and will have problems borrowing more. Our credit rating will be hit, interest rates will rise, cost of government will soar even higher.

No matter what they say, we're in a deep recession. Millions of people unemployed. Businesses cutting back or shutting their doors. Too risky to invest or make long term plans. Too risky to expand or hire new employees. People everywhere are having to do with less, much less.

And our politicians are wringing their hands having no idea what to do about it. They're tossing one bill after another out there, but none of them do diddly squat about addressing the problem.

IT's THE SPENDING, STUPID!! And the solution is to CUT THE SPENDING, STUPID!!

CUT IT!! CUT IT DEEP!! CUT IT NOW!!

We the people have had to cut our spending, now it's time for the big spending government to cut theirs!!

It's time to shutter entire departments! It's time to cut the payroll! Cut the pensions! Cut the bennies! Strip the unconstitutional and unnecessary departments and programs!! Cut the bloated government! Bring our troops home! Abolish the EPA!! Abolish the TSA!! Abolish and shutter as many ABC departments as we possibly can!! REPEAL OBAMACARE!! ObamaCare is totally unnecessary, unwanted and unconstitutional. Pure socialist pork! REPEAL IT!! REPEAL IT NOW!!

When the government does these things, then we'll know they are serious!

Until then, a pox on the whole lot!

Call your congressional reps today and demand that they do not raise the debt ceiling under any circumstances whatsoever!! We're deep enough in debt already!! CUT THE SPENDING, DAMMIT!!

And if they refuse, vote the corrupt, big spending, business as usual bastards OUT!!

Rebellion is brewing!!

Go, TEA party!!

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1 posted on 07/28/2011 11:39:45 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

HERE! HERE!


2 posted on 07/28/2011 11:44:47 AM PDT by ph12321 (We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Jim Robinson

Amen and amen.


3 posted on 07/28/2011 11:45:21 AM PDT by Jim Scott ( "Game On!" - Sarah Palin)
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4 posted on 07/28/2011 11:45:26 AM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’ve been saying “IT’S THE SPENDING, STUPID” for some time now!!! Way to go, Jim.


5 posted on 07/28/2011 11:47:27 AM PDT by jdsteel (I like the way the words "Palin for President" make progressives apoplectic.)
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To: RedMDer

Yea, bump!


6 posted on 07/28/2011 11:50:55 AM PDT by ktw (72 ID, 536 HHC, Finally Retired after 23 years!)
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7 posted on 07/28/2011 11:51:10 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Jim Robinson

Preach it, Jim! Way to go!


8 posted on 07/28/2011 11:53:11 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Jim Robinson

I used to think that if the debt ceiling is not raised in the eleventh hour and fifty-ninth minute, the federal pigs would have to start cutting. Then I found out that Timmy tax cheat had already ‘borrowed an additional 500 billion beyond the ceiling, hiding it in an accounting procedure. We may be at the pitchforks and torches stage already.


9 posted on 07/28/2011 11:53:25 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Hi Jim,

Thanks for this incredible forum that has been so useful for so many.

Yes, neither party is serious about cutting spending.

We will have to wait for the self-correction which will take place, and will be horrific.

We are conservatives, which means we have been making a huge (hugh) mistake lately. We keep telling the govt to solve this problem. As conservatives we should know govt doesn’t solve problems, it only makes them worse! We are wasting our time and words. There are few conservatives in Congress, not nearly enough to do what must be done.

Save yourselves folks, the govt is not going to save you. The politicos will not cut spending until forced from the outside, and then it will be very ugly and painful for most people. Prepare for a long period (8-10 years) of grinding hard times.


11 posted on 07/28/2011 12:01:13 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (Throw away your papers, blow up your TV...and set yourself free.)
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To: jdsteel

Thank you very much, jdsteel!!

Woo hoo!!

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12 posted on 07/28/2011 12:02:10 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

We all have to get the message out and get folks fired up for the 2012 elections.

We need a different Congress and a new President in order to slash the size of government.

GOP primary time is RINO hunting time.

The general election is commie hunting time.

The government is too damn big!

Cut the spending, stupid!


13 posted on 07/28/2011 12:03:45 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Jim Robinson

Woo Hoo, I am finally IBTZ!

;-)


14 posted on 07/28/2011 12:03:53 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: jdsteel; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; All
Jim just posted;

Thank you very much, jdsteel!!

Woo hoo!!

And this just in:

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15 posted on 07/28/2011 12:05:26 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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16 posted on 07/28/2011 12:06:47 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: ktw

:)


17 posted on 07/28/2011 12:09:48 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: Jim Robinson

This will not happen

It’s time to shutter entire departments! It’s time to cut the payroll! Cut the pensions! Cut the bennies! Strip the unconstitutional and unnecessary departments and programs!! Cut the bloated government! Bring our troops home! Abolish the EPA!! Abolish the TSA!! Abolish and shutter as many ABC departments as we possibly can!! REPEAL OBAMACARE!! ObamaCare is totally unnecessary, unwanted and unconstitutional. Pure socialist pork! REPEAL IT!! REPEAL IT NOW!!

We wish.

Boehner has sold us ALL up down the river.

Now what?

We KNEW this was going to happen.

They would bring some watered down version of a bill and pass it. It will happen in the coming days. It will do NOTHING to help America.

What are we going to do about it?


18 posted on 07/28/2011 12:11:09 PM PDT by silentknight
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19 posted on 07/28/2011 12:12:10 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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20 posted on 07/28/2011 12:17:14 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: humblegunner; Jim Robinson

New FReepathon thread bump!


21 posted on 07/28/2011 12:17:26 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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DDS appt. syl. :)
22 posted on 07/28/2011 12:18:39 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: silentknight

Have you been following the House votes now? There was an amendment to the 2012 budget to reduce by 56M the funds for Smithsonian salaries and it was voted down and then an amendment to reduce by 11M the funds for NEA (National Endowment for the Arts) and it too was voted down.

I just don’t get it. It makes me crazy the things that are happening and by so called pubbies.


23 posted on 07/28/2011 12:18:39 PM PDT by GrandmaPatriot
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To: Jim Robinson

About a month ago, my hero, Dave Ramsey laid out the financial conversion of the federal budget to how it would look for the average family. My numbers may be off a bit as I am doing it from memory, but the scope is there.

Average Family, if they spent like the feds:

Annual Income: $50,000
Annual Spending: $90,000 - 180% of annual income
Existing CC bill: $330,000

Now, if this same family wanted to increase their income (raise revenues) and they patterned that after the same numbers that the dems are discussing for “taxing the rich” it would equal that family getting a second job that earns an extra income of $80 per year……yes, that is eighty dollars, I did not leave of a K or anything….

But don’t worry about it, this family doesn’t have a spending problem either.


24 posted on 07/28/2011 12:19:26 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: RedMDer

Okay.


25 posted on 07/28/2011 12:20:44 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’ve called, written and still cannot get an answer from my Conservative (or so self promoted) Jack Kingston as to where he stands... Unacceptable to say the least. As you said in your article and as I have expressed to his office and so many more you cannot spend more than you bring in so how can you support anything that allows this to continue? The silence is defeating.


26 posted on 07/28/2011 12:24:41 PM PDT by jafojeffsurf (Return to the Constitution)
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To: CSM
Interesting floor speech, but most will not get the essence of what is said because most do not know what 'fiat currency' and the private banking power euphemistically called 'the Federal Reserve' really are.
27 posted on 07/28/2011 12:26:39 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Winning elections is not going to do it anymore, theres nothing we can do. The establishment has gone over to the dark side and I don’t believe there is anyone who can stop it now. Greece, here we come. If we can only manage to cut one trillion of future spending over ten years in exchange for one trillion that Obama can spend this year, then the situation is entirely hopelsss. That’s an order-of-magnitude or a 10 to 1 loss. The Republicans are throwing in the towel one by one. Even if we won all three branches, the media woulf shame them into keeping the ball rolling toward our demise. I remember when Bush had all three for awhile, we added free drugs to Medicaid and could not even cut the National Endowement of the Arts or NPR. Hopeless.


28 posted on 07/28/2011 12:29:00 PM PDT by BRK
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To: TheOldLady

Thanks for the ping!


29 posted on 07/28/2011 12:31:03 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: BRK
Greece, here we come.

No. USSA here we come. The marxists are patient and the Republicans are spineless.

30 posted on 07/28/2011 12:31:16 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Cut Spending? Simple solutions confound idiots to no end, yaknow..

I give you .. ‘The BeltWay’.

No offense to BeltWay FReepers. :-)


31 posted on 07/28/2011 12:31:28 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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"Dishonesty and incompetence so often goes hand in hand, because one is used to hide the other"...

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32 posted on 07/28/2011 12:33:23 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: Jim Robinson

an easy message would be lets take the 2007 budget put it on the table and vote it... for 2 years instead of one.


33 posted on 07/28/2011 12:34:59 PM PDT by q_an_a (a)
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34 posted on 07/28/2011 12:38:30 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jim Robinson
CUT THE SPENDING, DAMMIT!!

Big FReepathon bump to that!

BUMP!

Go JimRob Go, take a swing at them everyday.

35 posted on 07/28/2011 12:45:18 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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36 posted on 07/28/2011 12:46:07 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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37 posted on 07/28/2011 12:54:44 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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They tell us we must learn to live with less, and teach our children that their lives will be less full and prosperous than ours have been; that the America of the coming years will be a place where — because of our past excesses — it will be impossible to dream and make those dreams come true. I don't believe that. And, I don't believe you do either.
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38 posted on 07/28/2011 12:59:08 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jim Robinson
In inflation adjusted $$$

Fedzilla's budget in 1987 $1.8 trillion dollars
Fedzilla's budget now $3.77 trillion dollars

Linky Thing: Fed Spending and Revenues

The problem isn't too little revenue, it's runaway spending.

39 posted on 07/28/2011 1:00:53 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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40 posted on 07/28/2011 1:02:52 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: Jim Robinson
Nahh, you got it all wrong - its not CUT THE SPENDING STUPID, its CUT THE STUPID SPENDING.

Or maybe its just CUT THE STUPID, but then the halls of Congress would be all sad and empty...

41 posted on 07/28/2011 1:19:19 PM PDT by AzSteven ("War is less costly than servitude, the choice is always between Verdun and Dachau." Jean Dutourd)
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To: trisham; onyx; Fiddlstix; RedMDer; Lady Jag; The Cajun; tubebender; musicman; ButThreeLeftsDo; ...
No White House Recession: Obama’s 454 Staffers Cost Taxpayers $37,121,463

According to a report in the New York Post, President Obama’s White House employs 454 people with an annual cost of $37,121,463.

The administration can point to the fact that there are 15 fewer people on the payroll this year, representing a savings of $1.7 million dollars a year. (***For the record, Czars (personal search: as of 2009= 47) are excluded from this list.)

But, within those numbers are some very interesting facts worth mentioning:

Obama’s 454 employees beats George W. Bush’s 447.

Obama’s crew also costs taxpayers $4 million dollars per year MORE than Bush’s, 13% more.

Also among the current White House staffers, 21 of them are earning the maximum allowed of $172,200 (very close to what Senators and Congressmen earn)

Almost one in three makes $100k.


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42 posted on 07/28/2011 1:21:42 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Well done!


43 posted on 07/28/2011 1:24:20 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: STARWISE
" There are those in America today who have come to depend absolutely on government for their security. And when government fails they seek to rectify that failure in the form of granting government more power. So, as government has failed to control crime and violence with the means given it by the Constitution, they seek to give it more power at the expense of the Constitution. But in doing so, in their willingness to give up their arms in the name of safety, they are really giving up their protection from what has always been the chief source of despotism — government. Lord Acton said power corrupts. Surely then, if this is true, the more power we give the government the more corrupt it will become. And if we give it the power to confiscate our arms we also give up the ultimate means to combat that corrupt power. In doing so we can only assure that we will eventually be totally subject to it. When dictators come to power, the first thing they do is take away the people's weapons. It makes it so much easier for the secret police to operate, it makes it so much easier to force the will of the ruler upon the ruled."

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44 posted on 07/28/2011 1:25:35 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Amen and amen!


45 posted on 07/28/2011 1:32:19 PM PDT by trustandobey (I STAND WITH ISRAEL " NOT GOING TO HAPPEN")
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To: AzSteven

You are absolutely correct. You can’t fix stupid, but you can vote it OUT!!


46 posted on 07/28/2011 1:33:06 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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Oh nooooooooooooooes, the truth again is at it again FReepathon bump.

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47 posted on 07/28/2011 1:35:31 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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48 posted on 07/28/2011 1:39:23 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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Oh nooooooooooooooes, the truth again is at it again FReepathon corrected bump.

BUMP

Ignorant cajun, proof read!

49 posted on 07/28/2011 1:41:57 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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50 posted on 07/28/2011 1:46:32 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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