Conservatives in the U.S. House of Representatives are under tremendous pressure to compromise on a debt ceiling increase. Last week, House Republicans offered a solution to the crisis called “Cut, Cap, and Balance.” Unfortunately, the plan was tabled in the Senate. Now House and Senate leaders are scrambling to come up with new proposals. There are a few key elements an acceptable proposal must have if we want to save the country from crushing debt:
- It must contain significant spending cuts and not just accounting gimmicks.
- It cannot raise revenue. We are already over-taxed. Raising taxes even more will stifle the economy.
- Entitlement spending must be addressed.
So far, the only plan offered that meets these requirement Cut, Cap and Balance. We cannot allow this country to continue down the same road of out of control spending. Our future is at stake. Please call your Senator and Representative and ask them to hold the line on the debt ceiling deal. Any plan without real spending cuts and with increased revenues is not
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