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Friday, April 1, 2011

What you know implicitly, Rasmussen Reports confirms: "57% Okay with Government Shutdown If It Leads to Deeper Budget Cuts"; Marco Rubio on CRs



Sen. Marco Rubio video:
In His Own Words: Week In Review -April 1, 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y-NXWsbsWw




Fox News Channel video: Sen. Marco Rubio on 2011 federal budget and why he'd vote against raising the federal debt limit on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends"
-April 1, 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WzzhgH_wzA

In my email inbox today comes confirmation of what I've known since November's election, which is that despite all the predictable paint-by-number "Rally in Tally" stories locally, and the Tweets, blog postings and warnings of doom from liberal interest groups and the predictable pleadings of the government employee class
and their friends in the MSM, that the Tea Party, such as it is, will overplay their hand, the reality is that voters want smaller government budgets and more cuts.

Rasmussen Reports
57% Okay With Government Shutdown If It Leads to Deeper Budget Cuts
Friday, April 01, 2011

A majority of voters are fine with a partial shutdown of the federal government if that’s what it takes to get deeper cuts in federal government spending.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 57% of Likely U.S. Voters think making deeper spending cuts in the federal budget for 2011 is more important than avoiding a partial government shutdown...


Read the rest of the polling data at:
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/general_politics/march_2011/57_okay_with_government_shutdown_if_it_leads_to_deeper_budget_cuts




Fox News Channel video: Rep. Jeb Hensarling on 2011 budget battle and prospect of government shutdown on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nk0Hla0VAH0

See also:
Congressional Quarterly

GOP weighs budget compromise
http://www.congress.org/news/2011/04/01/gop_weighs_budget_compromise#src=db


National Journal
Tea Party Divide: Protesters Call for Shutdown; Lawmakers, Not So Much Republican lawmakers insist they want to keep the government open.
By Lindsey Boerma
Thursday, March 31, 2011 | 4:15 p.m.

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/tea-party-divide-protesters-call-for-shutdown-lawmakers-not-so-much-20110331

http://www.youtube.com/user/RepPaulRyan

http://www.youtube.com/user/RepJebHensarling


http://www.youtube.com/user/SenatorMarcoRubio

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