- While Smith’s proposals strive for fiscal responsibility and revenue neutral reform, to use the revenue neutral concept as a litmus test will lead to failure. A common sense PROCESS is needed to move America forward – not a litmus test.
- This is not an argument, as the Republican Party would have us believe, between less expensive small government and more expensive large government. First, there is no one in this day and age that can even quantify what constitutes small government and what constitutes large government. Second, what America needs is a fiscally smart government at whatever size.