The federal government must rein in spending in order to help fix the economy, David Littmann, senior economist for the Mackinac Center, told a west Michigan group today, according to The Jackson Citizen Patriot.

“Spending needs to be rolled back,” Littmann said. “In 2012,w e have to separate the rhetoric from the reality.”

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