Question of the week: Which measures do you support to reduce the national debt?Posted by Randy | September 07, 2012
This week, our nation’s public debt topped $16 trillion, an increase of over $5 trillion, since January 20, 2009. To put that in perspective, the debt is equal to $50,955 for each person and $134,946 for every household in the United States. The debt is now greater than the current Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $15.094 trillion, a measure of all that is produced in the economy.
Question of the week: Which measures do you support to reduce the national debt? (multi-answer)
( ) Decreasing the size of the Federal Government by ending duplicative and wasteful programs
( ) Rolling back burdensome and costly regulations
( ) Reducing spending in annual appropriations bills
( ) Holding Members of Congress accountable by tying their salaries to the growth in spending
( ) Allowing current tax cuts to expire to increase revenue
( ) Ending bailouts and stimulus spending
( ) Reforming the tax code to remove loopholes and inappropriate tax shelters( ) Other (leave your comments below).
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Find out the results of last week’s instapoll here.
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