Last month, the Senate Budget Committee passed a package of initiatives, the Stop Over-
Spending Act (S. 3521), designed to put our financial house in order and make our
government affordable for its citizens, especially the younger people who will be working to
support the next generation as it retires.
This package has been grossly misrepresented by the other side of the aisle. They have taken
out the bloody shirt of Social Security, waved it at this package in a totally irresponsible
manner and shown their unwillingness to step up and debate this issue honestly. That