Rubio: 'Tax increases' won't solve our debt problem

In the Republican response to President Obama's Saturday radio address, Senator Marco Rubio showed why many observers believe he is a front runner for the 2016 nomination. Weekly Standard: "Americans are struggling to find or keep middle class jobs for two reasons: because our economy is not creating enough of these jobs and because too many of our people don't have the education or skills required for the jobs that are being created," says Rubio. "A limited government can and must help solve these challenges. "We must get the national debt under control. Tax increases will not solve our $16 trillion debt. Only economic growth and a reform of entitlement programs will help control the debt. "We must reform our complicated, uncertain, job-killing tax code, by getting rid of unjustified loopholes. But our goal should be to generate new revenue by creating new taxpayers, not new taxes. "We must follow a balanced approach to regulations. Regulations are needed, but they...(Read Full Post)