Statements about Federal Budget
If the government shuts down, "all military personnel will continue to serve and accrue pay but will not actually be paid until appropriations are available."
"Since sequester began federal employment has been subtracting 6,000-7,000 jobs per month"
"The amount of interest" paid on the federal debt exceeds "total tax revenue."
"CBO reports that delaying the Obamacare individual mandate will reduce the deficit by $35 billion over ten years."
Obamacare-caused paperwork will annually absorb 190 million hours or more--and Mount Rushmore could be built 1,547 times over "with the paperwork."
"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."
"According to a recent Congressional Budget Office report, under Obamacare, 7 million people will lose their employer-sponsored insurance."
"Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, U.S. health care spending grew at 3.9 percent for the last three years, the lowest growth rate in over 50 years."
Says President Franklin Delano Roosevelt "felt there wasn’t a need in the public sector to have collective bargaining because the government is the people."
Says the U.S. Postal Service has taken no taxpayer aid since 1971, funds operations entirely from the sale of stamps and related products and makes an "operational profit year after year."
"Obamacare … carries on even under a government shutdown."
The federal deficit is "growing."
A Republican housing finance reform bill "would eliminate a person’s ability to obtain 15- and 30-year mortgages."
The sequester has "already lost 1.6 million jobs."
President Barack Obama has "announced that he would not sign ANY spending bills this year unless sequestration spending cuts are eliminated."
Rick Scott "invested $38 million in the Port of Jacksonville's vital Mile Point Project," which "covered missing federal funds for the project."
"The U.S. Postal Service doesn’t run on your tax dollars. It’s funded solely by stamps and postage."
"The FL Guard has defended our freedom in Afghanistan, Iraq, and put their lives at risk; now the fed govt is going to cut their pay 20%."
Food stamp spending "doubled under President Bush, doubled again under President Obama."
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