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What should the federal government do?
Latest Activity: Aug 22, 2011
What should the federal government do, why, and who should pay for it?
Total federal spending has grown 7 times as much in inflation-adjusted dollars as median household income over the last 40 years.
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2011 Ten-Year Budget Plan will increase federal spending to $36,000 per household by 2020.
The time to stop this is now.
Immediate actions to be taken should include rescinding the remaining TARP and stimulus funds.
(See the discussion Forum "It's not just our kids and grandkids who are at risk because of debt, it's us.")
An excellent source for "where federal funds are being spent ... and specific programs to cut" can be found at www.downsizinggovernment.org by the CATO Institute.
(See "Sharp reductions of budget deficits lead to sustained growth rather than recessions")
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