Statements about Federal Budget
"Only three in 10 Texas doctors are currently accepting new Medicaid patients."
"Even Roger Williams National Memorial in my home state of Rhode Island attracted nearly 51,000 visitors in 2011, with non local visitors adding more than $3.2 million to the local economy."
"Quite frankly, it was during the Bush years of spending, multiplied now by the Obama years that we have this mess."
The United States spends "$2.2 billion on free cell phones, $27 million on Moroccan pottery classes" and pays for "the travel expenses for the watermelon queen in Alabama."
While the sequester is in effect, the federal government is still funding a study on duck penises.
The Air Force wants taxpayers to fund a fantasy football league.
"In the last two years, we have reduced the deficit by $2.5 trillion."
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
Of every "three dollars in food stamps for the needy, seven dollars in salaries and pensions (go to) the bureaucrats who are supposed to be taking care of the poor."
"Our debt is already bigger than our economy."
Says the federal government is supporting a study in Hawaii to "develop a menu for when we colonize Mars."
Says president is ‘spending $2.2 billion to give away "ObamaPhones." ’
The fiscal cliff agreement was "the largest tax increase in history."
Says "Kurt Schrader supports Obama’s sequester … but won’t cut $1.6 million to fund new video games."
Of $60 billion Congress approved in response to Hurricane Sandy, "only 10 percent was for disaster relief."
The United States gives $8 million a day to Israel and gives that country a blank check.
"There's no plan from Senate Democrats or the White House to replace the sequester."
Says a majority of Americans -- and Republicans -- support his approach for deficit reduction.
Due to the sequester, "people are going to be unsafe. Homes are going to burn."
"There are literally teachers now who are getting pink slips" because of sequestration.
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