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Tag: "Balanced Budget Amendment"

NO to An Article V Convention (AKA Con Con)

NO to An Article V Convention (AKA Con Con)

In a recent series of articles, my CDN colleague Bruce MacIsaac has argued for calling a Constitutional Convention (AKA an Article V Convention) and has proposed, by his own admission, „numerous amendments to the Constitution.” Among these (admittedly laudable) amendments are ones to repeal the 16th and 17th Amendment, but also the monstrous „Balanced Budget […]

The fiscal cliff could be the country's cure

The fiscal cliff could be the country’s cure

According to Wikipedia’s definition of the fiscal cliff Americans could suffer a little more short term pain for a lot more long term gain. Americans are used to suffering these last four years so what’s another few more? The fiscal cliff by their definition is a number of different laws which if left unchanged could […]

Misinterpreting Obama’s Tax Mandate

Misinterpreting Obama’s Tax Mandate

I have written before regarding Obama’s legitimate claim to a mandate for raising taxes on the “rich.” He made no secret of his plan to raise taxes during the campaign and voters — who for the most part know they won’t be paying the increased taxes — thought it was a fine idea and re–elected […]

Super Committee Games

FAILED: Balanced Budget Amendment Does Not Pass House Vote

Just days after the national debt hit $15 trillion, in what Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas, describes as the “last line of defense against Congress’ unending desire to overspend and overtax”, the proposed balanced budget amendment failed to pass the vote in the House today. The Conservative Congress members have spent months seeking support for […]