Spending

Sequester Panic: The Sky is Falling! (NOT)

Sequester is not something new, contrary to what pundits may claim.  In fact looking at a 2010 Congressional Research Report, one finds that in the past 40 years sequesters and government shut-downs have happened more then one would believe.  Between fiscal year 1977 to 1980 there was 6 funding gaps resulting in government shutdowns ranging from 8 days to 17 days.  The fiscal years of 1981 through 1995 saw 9 funding gaps and government shutdowns.  In 1996 under President Clinton there was 2 funding shortages resulting in shut-downs which were 5 days and 21 days in duration.

So why do these shortages and subsequent shutdowns occur?

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Bill Whittle Turns Up the Heat

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Pork Spending

Pork spending is a concern for every Tea Party Patriot.  Tom Coburn, MD offers concerned citizens a look at the underbelly of swine waste of taxpayer dollars at Pork Report.  This site isn’t about frying bacon, it’s about how Washington wastes our hard earned dollars and is worth your time.

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