"McConnell, a member of the Appropriations Committee, is a longtime defender of earmarking. The Kentucky Republican has requested 158 solo earmarks amounting to a cost of $927,872,000 over the past two years, according to data provided by LegiStorm."
Here is a guy that just loves to lie out of both sides of his mouth. On every subject proposed for cuts, he has either abused, flip-flopped, or just got caught with his grubby little fingers in the cookie jar.
The Republicans are for tax cuts - wasn't it a combination of tax cuts and two wars waged on credit that got us into this deficit situation? Obviously, these guys know that their core base can't do the math, can only read at a eight grade level, and are at risk with comprehension skills much further degraded than a child in kindergarten.
They want to cut every entitlement and give 'small businesses' explored tax cuts, but what the Republicans aren't telling you is that a large number of those companies claiming to be 'Small Businesses' are so only because of their Corporate status with IRS - this, according to the Washington Monthly. Basically, what you don't know is capable of doing you more harm than anything else.
Prime examples of of a 'small business - Bechtel, and Microsoft, to name a couple. Check the provided URL for further details.
In a democracy, silence is not golden; it is condonance in the face of injustices; it is fear, where the thought of reprisal fosters control – Rodney A. Davis