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Jonathan Bydlak

Jonathan Bydlak is the founder and president of the non-partisan Coalition to Reduce Spendingdedicated to limiting federal spending, which has created SpendingTracker.orgFollow him on Twitter @jbydlak 


Talk is cheap: Who walks the walk on spending? Broken bureaucracy Talk is cheap: Who walks the walk on spending? , 10:56am, April 26
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Here’s how Congress is playing games with your money this time Broken bureaucracy Here’s how Congress is playing games with your money this time , 9:45am, September 15
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What’s killing the budget? Government run amok What’s killing the budget? , 1:05pm, March 9
President Obama’s latest budget is as terrible as you think Government run amok President Obama’s latest budget is as terrible as you think , 11:54am, February 11
Thanks to big spenders in Congress, the federal budget deficit is going back up Government run amok Thanks to big spenders in Congress, the federal budget deficit is going back up , 3:09pm, January 19
Here are 4 outrageous ways the government wasted your money in Afghanistan Government run amok Here are 4 outrageous ways the government wasted your money in Afghanistan , 12:38pm, January 14
The last budget deal had some small reforms–that politicians are now trying to kill Government run amok The last budget deal had some small reforms–that politicians are now trying to kill , 4:05pm, December 3
We need to keep an eye on military spending now more than ever Government run amok We need to keep an eye on military spending now more than ever , 1:57pm, November 19
Fall fights: What’s a fiscal conservative to do? Broken bureaucracy Fall fights: What’s a fiscal conservative to do? , 11:31am, September 15
Student loan debt is going up fast—and the Democratic candidates want to spend more Education Student loan debt is going up fast—and the Democratic candidates want to spend more , 3:00pm, September 3
Katrina anniversary reminds us of the high costs of poor disaster policy Government run amok Katrina anniversary reminds us of the high costs of poor disaster policy , 12:56pm, August 26
Social “Security” is anything but Broken bureaucracy Social “Security” is anything but , 11:10am, August 20
The EPA tragedy in Colorado isn’t the only thing that agency might muck up Regulation nation The EPA tragedy in Colorado isn’t the only thing that agency might muck up , 1:50pm, August 12
Every Republican wants to cut spending. Few say how they’d do it Election 2016 Every Republican wants to cut spending. Few say how they’d do it , 2:35pm, August 7
What in the world is happening in Puerto Rico? Around the world What in the world is happening in Puerto Rico? , 2:24pm, August 5
Paul Krugman’s latest column on entitlements is seriously misleading Rare Politics Paul Krugman’s latest column on entitlements is seriously misleading , 2:42pm, July 30
The Federal Aviation Administration should be a big focus of budget hawks Government run amok The Federal Aviation Administration should be a big focus of budget hawks , 8:31am, July 25
Senators like John McCain need to stop mischaracterizing what the sequester is Government run amok Senators like John McCain need to stop mischaracterizing what the sequester is , 1:39pm, July 16
Obama is threatening to veto the defense bill because he wants to spend more Government run amok Obama is threatening to veto the defense bill because he wants to spend more , 3:16pm, July 8
The road to debt crisis is a marathon, not a sprint Government run amok The road to debt crisis is a marathon, not a sprint , 12:47pm, July 1
By upholding Obamacare, the Supreme Court has put America in fiscal jeopardy Obamacare By upholding Obamacare, the Supreme Court has put America in fiscal jeopardy , 11:39am, June 25
Lindsey Graham: Just go ahead and raise the debt ceiling Broken bureaucracy Lindsey Graham: Just go ahead and raise the debt ceiling , 4:50pm, June 17
Congress’s new scheme to get around the sequester: slush fund budgeting Government run amok Congress’s new scheme to get around the sequester: slush fund budgeting , 1:04pm, June 11
The cost of spying Government run amok The cost of spying , 4:17pm, June 4
If we’re going to reduce our massive debt, we have to make tough choices now Government run amok If we’re going to reduce our massive debt, we have to make tough choices now , 12:42pm, May 27
Kicking the can down broken roads Broken bureaucracy Kicking the can down broken roads , 11:43am, May 21
Defense contractors are literally writing their own rules for Washington’s defense spending Government run amok Defense contractors are literally writing their own rules for Washington’s defense spending , 12:38pm, May 13
The budget showdowns underscore a bigger war in Congress Broken bureaucracy The budget showdowns underscore a bigger war in Congress , 2:59pm, May 6
Republicans want to undo spending caps… again Government run amok Republicans want to undo spending caps… again , 3:51pm, April 23
Happy Tax Day: Here are 5 outrageous ways Washington is spending your money Government run amok Happy Tax Day: Here are 5 outrageous ways Washington is spending your money , 3:45pm, April 15