"Americans want less government, less spending and less debt."
"We will vote to freeze and cut discretionary spending."
Author Chapman noted that McConnell made no mention of the non-discretionary spending items: social security, medicare, medicaid and defense.
Okay, but those non-discretionary items can't be reformed with simple cuts or freezes. The first three must be totally restructured. And, defense must be put "on budget."
The problem with social security and medicare, at least, is Congress spent all the payroll deductions on general budget items rather than build up a capital reserve to fund the program in the future. This must be changed.
Exactly how this is to be done and to explain it is beyond the scope of a speech. But, it certainly is not beyond the scope of We the People nudging our Congressmen to work on the problem.