Monday, May 24, 2010

We the People Need a Blunt Instrument

Fiscal restraint is not in the Democrats vocabulary. During the 2008 election campaign Obama ridiculed McCain for proposing an across the board freeze on spending. Obama said a scalpel was needed and not a hammer. So now after, 16 months of proliferate spending Obama finally requests his scalpel. The problem is that now instead of a hammer we need a larger blunt instrument. In less than two years, Obama will have borrowed approximately $3 trillion dollars, his scalpel won't amount to a hill of beans.

Under Obama's version of the line item veto he could cut lines and send those lines back to congress for a another vote. This little gimmick may sound like a great idea. The main problem is that while Obama is cutting a million here or there he is raising spending by trillions at a time. The 1% scapel will do not to bring spending and debt under control. Right now we need a Congress that will establish a budget within the realm of reality and stick with it. Instead of the wimpy philosophy of gladly paying tomorrow for a burger today we need a Congress that spend no more than it takes in.

We have a mountain of debt coming due with social security and medicare starting to spend the IOU's in the empty lock boxes. Social Security will for the first time be forced into cashing in their IOU's to pay out benefits this year. Obama has zero ideas that cost less than a trillion dollars give or take a few billion. This year alone Obama will almost spend twice as much as we take in revenue. Don't give Obama the gimmick scalpel, Republicans need to demand Democrats outline their budget (which they refused to do because they don't want the real deficit numbers to be revealed before the we the people vote in November) and then demand or at least make them vote individually for every dollar in forecasted deficit spending. We the people need a blunt instrument to bludgeon the deficit down to size, not a gimmicky scalpel to use as another head fake.

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