Repost from: Yahoo buzz: YouCut Creates Curiosity on Web:
Republican Whip Eric Cantor introduces YouCut! Visit the YOUCUT site here.
YouCut – a first-of-its-kind project - is designed to defeat the permissive culture of runaway spending in Congress. It allows you to vote, both online and on your cell phone, on spending cuts that you want to see the House enact. Vote on this page today for your priorities and together we can begin to change Washington's culture of spending into a culture of savings.
"Here's how it works: You can vote on which one of five federal budget programs to cut, with new ones introduced each week. The programs range in size from $1 million to $2.6 billion. House Republicans promise to put the winning program on the chopping block. But that doesn’t mean it will go — House Democrats still run the joint and have the final say on which cuts to approve...."
But it's a great start and certain to be more fun than voting off American Idol contestants!
And who knows, maybe Congress will listen to Eric Cantor and the American voting public.