Conservative Wanderer

“A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.” — Ronald Wilson Reagan

A Clear Look At The Sequester

Okay, since a commenter on NRO asked for this specific data set, I decided to just get out Excel and do it. The graph shows the spending totals for fiscal years 2007-2011 (2012 isn’t available yet except as estimates, and I’d rather work with actual figures), compared with the sequester, and, well, it speaks for itself.

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Why The “Fiscal Cliff” Tax Increases Are So Important

Some might be wondering why I went to such an extent as to write two long posts naming the name of every Republican who voted for the tax hikes in the “fiscal cliff” bill. Well, I was going to write at length about that today, but, lo and behold, someone else beat me to it, and wrote something I wish I could have.

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