It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
new poll conducted by Politico/GWU/Battleground finds that 76 percent of Americans favor "Cutting government spending across the board."
Fifty-nine percent of Americans registered to vote strongly favor the "across the board" cuts and 17 percent "somewhat" favor the cuts. Only 13 percent strongly oppose "across the board" spending cuts, and 10 percent "somewhat" oppose the cuts. Two percent are unsure
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
Here's the problem with the whole thing.
Americans, have NO idea how their economy works, how federal or state budgets work and exactly costs them money.
Military spending and medicare/medicaid NEED to be reevaluated and sensible cuts need to occur. The same with foreign aid spending and a vast majority of the social assistance programs need to be redone.
Many do, but are reluctant as it would directly affect them
Add SSN to that as well. I'm all for National Security, but there is entirely to much R&D being funded by the taxpayer rather than the companies. Not only that, but Congress keeps on funding projects that the Pentagon doesn't want. And visa-versa of course.
Originally posted by SaturnFX
A person is clever, people are near window licking, helmet wearing potatoes.