Have Republicans Killed Fiscal Conservatism?

Fiscal conservatism is dead. After eight years of legitimate and accurate criticism of the Obama administration for their excessive and irresponsible spending, Republicans, now in control of Washington, have elected to follow suit and extend the same big government policy of capricious expenditure. In a middle of the night vote last Thursday, the Senate opted to end the hour-long government shutdown initiated by Senator Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) filibuster against the abominable budget deal agreed to by leaders of both parties. With President Trump signing the bill into law, the new budget will lift caps on non-defense spending by over $300