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yeagermeister April 11th, 2016 1:32pm

Is there any way to balance the federal budget without touching entitlement programs?

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Wes28 CBus
04/11/16 10:34 pm

No. But both parties are to blame...
Both parties have vastly expanded the military and welfare spending of the government.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
04/11/16 8:03 pm

Abolish the IRS, the EPA, the Department of Education, and put a freeze on bureaucratic hiring.

04/11/16 7:54 pm

Freeze the funds...

allswel Minnesota
04/11/16 7:13 pm

Increase tax revenue, (income tax policy reform, corporate tax reform, eliminate SS tax caps,) decrease spending, (defense spending,) and grow the economy, (invest in education and infrastructure.)

04/11/16 6:48 pm

Depends on growth and spending in other areas

goldz oh this world
04/11/16 5:06 pm

Legalize drugs.

dxstap Bloomington, Indiana
04/11/16 10:47 am

You asked "any way"
We could eliminate the dept of defense.
You may not like the results but the budget could be reduced and balanced. Also that would throw the economy into a depression.

PamGH SW Washington
04/11/16 7:27 am

Start with reasonable downsizing of military. Up SS age to come more in line with the rise in current life expectancy.

ndull Minnesota
04/11/16 6:46 pm

He said without touching entitlements