Fleming Votes to Repeal Obamacare
February 2, 2015
Congressman John Fleming, M.D., issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 596, a bill To Repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: “I am working to make today’s vote the first ...Read More
Fleming Votes for Efficient Approvals of LNG Export Facilities
January 28, 2015
Congressman John Fleming, M.D., issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 351, the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act: “It’s time to cut the federal red tape that’s holding back ...Read More
House Republicans Form House Freedom Caucus
January 26, 2015
Members of the House Republican Conference have formed the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) to advance an agenda of limited, constitutional government in Congress. The HFC has adopted the following mission ...Read More
Fleming Votes to Prohibit Taxpayer Funding of Abortion
January 22, 2015
Congressman John Fleming, M.D., issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act: “Abortion is the taking of an i...Read More
Contradictory Messages from the Obama Administration on Tax Increases:"You don't raise taxes in a recession.”
President Obama - August 5, 2009
“We have a Democratic president and administration that is prepared to sign a tough package that includes…a revenue component.”
President Obama - July 19, 2011
Former Obama Economic Guru admits Negative Effect of Tax Increases.
- In a study authored by Christina Roemer, Former Chair of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors, found that even a tax increase of just 1% on the economy, would conversely have almost double a negative effect on the economy.
- If taxes went up just 1% - 1.84% would be taken out of the economy – hurting job growth and economic activity.
- To view the study – click HERE
Budget Growth at a Glance
- This chart is good summation of our fiscal picture.
- Note the size of the two pies, Income vs. Expenses.
- The Obama anemic economy and high unemployment has resulted in $250B in less revenue since 2008.
- Growth in the economy alone will not balance the budget-spending cuts are a must.
- Entitlement programs–58% of the budget–is the fastest growing segment of our budget, rising 27% in just two years.
- ObamaCare is a new entitlement program that has yet to be costed into this chart.
- CBO says interest payments on debt will grow to $1 trillion in just 10 years.
- Spending cuts outside of Entitlement programs won’t be enough to balance the budget.