Heritage Foundation on Budget & Economy
The HFC has fought to stop business-as-usual in Washington. They are dedicated to [ending] the irresponsible federal spending we've seen over the last decade.
This support for commonsense policies has led the Establishment to brand them as "radical" and "ultra-conservative." In reality they are merely advocating for doing what Republican leaders pledged to do. The Freedom Caucus exists to serve as a strong, conservative conscience guiding Congress.
While Pres. Obama runs around warning everyone of economic devastation, it's the President's policies that are truly harmful to the economy, DeMint said. "He's tried to discredit capitalism, and now he's trying to make a case that the only way to grow the economy is to continue to grow spending."
Heritage recommends an approach to budgeting that would set the country back on a prosperous track. "We want to see the country on a 10-year path to a balanced budget that creates some financial stability," DeMint said. "We need some pro-growth policies like good, simple tax reform and entitlement reform to give some certainty out over the next 10 years."
Few programs seem more worthy of outright elimination than the NEA. Indeed, since its inception in 1965, steadfast partisans of "welfare for artists" continue to defend the Endowment, asserting that it promotes philanthropic giving, and makes cultural programs accessible to those who can least afford them.
In fact, the NEA does not promote charitable giving. Despite Endowment claims that its efforts bring art to the inner city, the agency offers little more than a direct subsidy to the cultured, upper-middle class.
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