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H. J. Res. 1, Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States (6 comments ↓)

Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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Amending the Constitution

It’s President’s Day week, and Congress is out of session. The reminder of our history and founding fathers makes it a good time to look at the Constitution they created—and how it should be changed! Here is a list of the many proposa...

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January 17, 2015, 11:48pm (report abuse)

Want to balance the budget? Here's a place to start. Cut the Veterans Administration budget for disability welfare payments by 50 percent. Stop paying all that welfare money to a bunch who don't deserve it.

Leigh

February 17, 2015, 11:30am (report abuse)

Makes sense to me as long as they don't cut the benefits for those of us who have worked very hard for over 35 years. If they cut social programs, let them cut the programs that allow able-bodied people to live on government resources. The drain the resources--without contributing a dime. Enough.

Rita

April 1, 2015, 12:46pm (report abuse)

to *** And how long did you serve in the military? Were you in combat? How did that work for you? Did you apply for disability? How long did the process take for you? Took ten years for my father. WWII, fought in 4 major battles, awarded 2 Purple hearts. Took ten years and he was in a wheelchair. Oh yes, he was fighting for YOUR freedom too.

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April 11, 2015, 11:01pm (report abuse)

20 years, 8 months, 3 days. Yes, in Vietnam. Worked ok. No. Not applicable. Who cares. So what? Stick your drama queen bull$hit up your @ss.

Cutting the VA budget CAN be done. Far too much of the money is being handed to those who don't deserve a dime.

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April 18, 2015, 10:11pm (report abuse)

Bunch of welfare whores trying to get their noses in the trough.

WHEEE WHEEE WHEEE!!!

GIMME GIMME GIMME!!!

FREE MONEY!!!

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August 10, 2015, 12:29pm (report abuse)

Another way to cut the deficit - stop all VA DIC payments immediately. There is no reason to continue paying any benefit after the veteran dies.

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