Gary Johnson wants a 43 percent spending cut 

Here's someone with goals a little more ambitious than the congressional Republicans

Gary Johnson, former Republican governor of New Mexico and likely 2012 presidential candidate, is serious when he says he wants to end deficit spending. He's so serious that he advocates cutting federal spending by 43 percent.

Johnson discusses repealing Obamacare and Medicare Part D, the raising of the Social Security retirement age, slashing Medicaid, plus the legallization of marijuana.

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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