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Yes, eliminate government agencies that are no longer of use to the federal government, while delegating those programs to the states. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Lake George, NY
The government should cut military spending!. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Minneapolis, MN
Cutting the salaries of overpaid government workers like Those in a Congress would be a better idea. 5 years ago from a Republican in Hatfield, PA
Government overspending needs to be curbed, starting with every voted official in Washington DC. Politicians have absolutely no concept of their constituent's financial straits, yet they keep voting themselves raises at the public's expense. 5 years ago from a Green in Eugene, OR
Not at this time. Stabilize the economy, which in turn will create more jobs, then the debt can be reduced. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Hood River, OR
Cut the federal work force by 25 %. 5 years ago from a Republican in New York, NY
Fix the tax codes so it's fair and leave the programs alone that are in place to help lower income, elderly, children, veterans and the disabled. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Boynton Beach, FL
Cut all foreign aid and take care of the people in the US, reduce immigration and require people to go through the legal avenues established. Also require those who want to live here to become US citizens. 5 years ago from a Republican in Saint Joseph, MO
Yes they should. Starting on Capitol Hill. The senseless spending by Congressmen and Senators is despicable. Its time the leaders of the country start living like the backbone of the country (middle class)!!. 5 years ago from a Republican in Atlanta, GA
Yes, cut the budget to the Pentagon and increase taxes. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Burlington, VT
I think we need to have a long term spending plan and short term goals with the concept of reducing spending as revenues increase from proper revenue incentives. 5 years ago from a Republican in Las Vegas, NV
Decrease government hand out projects to foreign countries and cut welfare to drug tested moms to cover only 2 kids, if mom can work add subsidy, cut al freebies to foreign students and border jumpers!. 5 years ago from a Republican in Houston, TX
Yes, but not across the board. Some public spending is necessary but too much of it is not. I'd like to see a detailed accounting of public spending and an explanation as to why it is costing so much. Some of it is obvious but overall, just... 5 years ago from a Republican in Sparks, NV
Increase taxes on business especially those who take their jobs offshore. There are many redundant programs that can be cut, lets look at those first and not do anything that will cause more misery to the poor and the working class. Don't feel sorry... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Denver, CO
One way to reduce government spending is to tighten controls on not-for-profit groups and foundations. It is usually enough that they do not have to pay taxes. Our government should RARELY award grants and incentives in addition to other considerations.... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Greensboro, NC