Congressman Sam Graves argues in Missouri Republican News that, “…the fact that the largest economy in the world has to work almost two-thirds of the year just to earn as much money as the government spends is appalling.”

Newsweek runs with the story, “Why Republicans Will Raise Your Taxes” and predicts that no matter the political party, tax hikes are on the horizon. 

Michael Tennant of The New American writes on “Cost of Government Day” and offers hope that the Tea Party movement may provide the opportunity to rein in spending. gives us an excellent working mother’s view on “Cost of Government Day” and the effects of out-of-control government spending on the American family.