The Fake News lied again. Trump radically increasing Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security spending

The Fake News tell lies.  The numbers tell the truth. Trump is NOT cutting spending on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.  He's increasing spending. In fact, he's increasing it almost twice as much as was increased under Obama. --- Medicare spending under Obama FY2010: $453 billion FY2017: $593 billion 30.91% increase in eight years Medicare … Continue reading The Fake News lied again. Trump radically increasing Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security spending

‘Trump cuts spending’ is Fake News. He’s increasing it worse than Obama.

If you were to believe the mainstream media, you may think President Trump just proposed slashing federal spending and decreasing the size of government. Bless your heart. Here are the actual numbers: Trump's proposed budget plan: FY2018 outlays: $4.094 trillion FY2027 outlays: $5.708 trillion That's a 39.4 percent increase in federal spending over the next … Continue reading ‘Trump cuts spending’ is Fake News. He’s increasing it worse than Obama.

How did your Congressman vote on the Pelosi/Ryan spending bill? Here’s the list.

Democrats may have lost the House, the Senate and the White House, but somehow they still control Congress. That’s because the new $1.1 trillion federal spending plan, which President Trump says he supports and will sign, funds 99 percent of Obama’s EPA, and includes spending increases for government agencies engaged in falsifying climate data and … Continue reading How did your Congressman vote on the Pelosi/Ryan spending bill? Here’s the list.

If Trump Were Serious about Tax Cuts, He’d Be Serious about Spending Cuts

I want tax cuts. I support tax cuts. I relish tax cuts. I like tax cuts because I’m a curmudgeonly libertarian and I think people should have the first claim on the money they earn. I like tax cuts because I’m an economist and we’ll get more growth if penalties on productive behavior are reduced. … Continue reading If Trump Were Serious about Tax Cuts, He’d Be Serious about Spending Cuts