Tags

"overspending"

Oh SNAP!

June 18, 2013

The White House is threatening to veto the House version of the farm bill, citing its 3 percent cut to food stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP). But consider this: The cost of the program has doubled in the last five years, costing $80 billion last year, and a record 47.8 million Americans now use the program—a 70 percent increase since 2008. If the economy has “vastly improved,” as White House Press Secretary Jay Carney put it, shouldn’t we be able to afford a 3 percent cut to food stamps?

Digital Dish

May 10, 2013

It’s time for our weekly link round up where we dish on our favorite posts from around the Web. This week we’re covering government overspending, jobs, and everybody’s favorite fiscal policy—bailouts

They Said It: Obama Makes the Case for Spending Cuts

January 14, 2013

President Obama: “Everybody — everybody here understands this. I mean, this is not a complicated concept. You don’t go out to dinner and then, you know, eat all you want and then leave without paying the check. And if you do, you’re breaking the law. And Congress is — should think about it the same way that the American people do. You don’t — now, if Congress wants to have a debate about maybe we shouldn’t go out to dinner next time, maybe we should go to a more modest restaurant …”

#TalkIsCheap, Overspending Is Not

January 10, 2013

#TalkIsCheap, except when it leaves the country over $16 Trillion in debt. Have politicians talked about reducing our deficit and debt? Yes. Have they taken action? Find out in our latest video.

New Poll: Overwhelming majority wants spending cut, taxes low

February 13, 2012

Today the Obama Administration releases its fiscal year 2013 budget, a new poll sponsored by Public Notice and conducted by The Tarrance Group, reveals that the majority of voters want to see President Obama’s budget cut spending and lower taxes, while few expect it will materialize.

Radio: Nothing But Truth with Crane Durham

May 4, 2011

“Congress just wants to extent the amount of its credit limit which will just offer them a blank check. And right now we don’t need that. We need to….