Both parties squabble over fiscal issues, but when the time comes to vote on spending bills with such wasteful subsidies and massive levels of spending, there is broad bipartisan consensus to spend more. It is this paradigm that keeps the American people bogged down in debt and economic insecurity. If the fate of the economy depends on arbitrary decisions by politicians in Washington, the market cannot operate freely. To break the paradigm, we need to champion an end to over-regulation, disavow wasteful subsidies, commit to balancing the budget by cutting spending, and implement lower and simpler taxes.

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