These same money-grubbing pinheads purport that Newt Gingrich's black-ink in the late 90s was merely an aberration, and that you'll never see times like that again. But as with most US political issues over the last 5 years, the progs' true intention is to shift the country's 'middle ground' in debate so far to the left that regardless of whatever congressional wrangling ensues,
Big Government will prevail- and prosper.
Combine that with unprincipled Gee-Oh-Pee 'leadership' and it's not 'should we cut spending', but 'should we increase spending a little... or a lot?' (CUT? You some kind of extremist?)
Conservatives MUST make this understood by one helluva lot more people than can see it now... create a badly-needed sense of urgency... and sell the solution. But don't worry knock-kneed RINOs on the Hill, you won't have to miss any tee times or anything- the script has already been written for you, all you got to do is grow a spine and commit yourself to doing the righteous thing for once:
The One Cent Solution -aka 'the Penny Plan'- is being enthusiastically championed by Rep Cornelius Harvey McGillicuddy IV (Connie Mack, R-Fla), and already enjoys the support of Rand Paul, 11 other senators, +74 Reps in the House.
Sure, I'd like to cut a whole lot of programs right-on-down to zero... tho looking out from the hole we're in now, I'd give my left nut for a balanced budget sometime in the next decade (which Ryan's plan does not achieve):