Archive for April 16th, 2011

Debt Ceiling Vote – Club for Growth opposed to increasing federal debt limit

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Recent Email:

As you know, our national debt is fast approaching $14.3 trillion, the so-called “debt ceiling.” Congress is not allowed to borrow beyond that amount without first increasing the limit. Thankfully, this gives fiscal conservatives an opportunity to demand strong structural reforms to how the government spends our money.

Here at the Club, we are recommending that all Members of Congress vote “NO” on increasing the debt limit unless they pass a balanced budget amendment (BBA). One we have endorsed caps spending at 18% of GDP, and requires a 2/3rds supermajority in both chambers to increase taxes. When you consider that Congress is now spending (and borrowing) 24% of GDP, that BBA proposal is a very strong, pro-growth haircut. (more…)

WSJ – Sweden Will Allow Saab to Sell Assets, to Move Toward Resuming Production

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

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Robert Paul (son of Congressman Ron Paul) may run for US Senate in Texas

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

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Moe Lane – It is over in Wisconsin. David Prosser won his Supreme Court race.

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

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John Kass, Chicago Tribune – No sympathy for Pete Rose or Barry Bonds

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

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Chicago Tribune editorial supports school vouchers

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

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Jonah Goldberg – Republicans can beat Obama in 2012

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

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Texans driving to Mexico to get $2.80 gasoline

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

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