Statements about Federal Budget
The cost of the food stamp program is at an all-time high.
"Sens. Isakson’s, Chambliss’ Votes Against Unemployment Insurance Were Votes to Kill Nearly 6,000 Georgia Jobs."
The U.S. Department of Defense spends $80 million a year on prostate cancer research, $25 million a year on ovarian cancer research and $150 million a year on breast cancer research.
According to a federal report, Obamacare will increase the long-term federal deficit by $6.2 trillion.
"Since sequester began federal employment has been subtracting 6,000-7,000 jobs per month"
"While fat-cat bureaucrats at the Department of Education are getting paid an average salary of $102,000 a year, teachers in Georgia are getting paid half of that."
"Only in Washington would politicians spend $27 million to teach Moroccans how to make pottery."
"The U.S. Postal Service doesn’t run on your tax dollars. It’s funded solely by stamps and postage."
"In the past four years, (the U.S. Senate) has only passed nine out of 48 appropriation bills."
The federal government could save $500 million annually by circulating $1 coins instead of $1 bills.
"The port provides more than 297,000 jobs directly to the state of Georgia."
The Internal Revenue Service spent $60,000 on a "Star Trek" training video.
"In the last two years, I have supported and proposed $155 billion worth of targeting cuts. Dr. Gingrey has presented zero."
The United States gives $8 million a day to Israel and gives that country a blank check.
The federal government owns 30 percent of the land in the 50 states, or about 650 million acres.
Social Security has nothing to do with the federal deficit.
The fiscal cliff deal "increased spending."
The fiscal cliff deal "ultimately raised taxes."
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss votes more with Democrats than with conservatives.
"Revenues are 15 percent of GDP — it’s still in the range of the lowest it’s ever been."
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