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Michael Steele on Budget & Economy

Republican challenger, Lt. Gov.

 


Stimulus package means pork and political payback

Enough of mortgaging our children's future on "stimulus" packages that are mostly pork, political paybacks, and the tax-payer-funded delivery of a long-awaited wish from the Democratic Party.

But you know what else? Enough of Republican politicians who let them get away with it! Enough of the one-sided compromises. Enough of running from our principles. Enough of complaining about big government when we're out of power, but embracing big government when we're in power.

Source: Right Now, by Michael Steele, p. 3 , Jan 4, 2010

Deficit spending mortgages our great grandchildren’s future

Q: What should be done about the enormous federal budget deficit?

A: The plain truth is we are spending more than we have in the bank. We’ve all heard it said that we are mortgaging our children’s future. We are now mortgaging our grandchildren and great grandchildren’s future. When a “bridge to nowhere” receives millions of dollars in funding, we know Washington has lost touch with reality; and until Congress places real priorities on spending, deficits will always be a pressing concern.

Source: Responses to Baltimore Sun Survey , Aug 7, 2006

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