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Your Guide to the National Debt (Part 4)
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Your Guide to the National Debt (Part 4)

“Never complain of that of which it is at all times in your power to rid yourself.” – Adam Smith quoting Greek Stoic philosopher Epictetus, chapter I, section II, and part VII of The Theory of Moral Sentiments, originally published in 1759.The national debt is a tremendous burden on our country, ourselves, and our posterity.

01/24/2013
FreedomWorks Busts Myth Of Debt Ceiling And "Not Paying Our Bills"
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FreedomWorks Busts Myth Of Debt Ceiling And "Not Paying Our Bills"

The repeated refrain from the likes of Paul Krugman and Jay Carney is that we MUST increase the debt limit so that we don't default on the full faith and credit of the United States, and that we continue to pay our bills. Indeed, on Monday, President Obama chastised Congressional Republicans for making spending cuts mandatory in any debt ceiling negotiation:

01/17/2013
FreedomWorks Letter Supporting Five Bills to Eliminate Mandatory Spending in ObamaCare
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FreedomWorks Letter Supporting Five Bills to Eliminate Mandatory Spending in ObamaCare

Dear FreedomWorks member, As one of our one million-plus members who support free markets, I urge you to contact your representative and ask him or her to support several bills to amend ObamaCare. The new health care law provided billions of dollars in mandatory spending for numerous new programs. This funding procedure ultimately reduces congressional oversight by shifting power to the Executive Branch. All of the following five bills would increase congressional responsibility and oversight by converting ObamaCare’s mandatory spending to discretionary spending:

03/30/2011