We made progress this year by instituting greater fiscal discipline,
Fiscal discipline???? They've run up record deficits, causing even their supporters to complain that they're spending like drunken sailors on leave.
rejecting some $45 billion in wasteful Democrat spending,
Really? Perhaps replacing it with several times as much wasteful Repub spending? [See above comment.]
enacting comprehensive earmark reform,
Oh, please. They got caught with their hands in the cookie jar, pulled out a finger, and called it "reform."
and continuing to provide tax relief,
To whom, exactly?? The megarich and the corporations? Thank you for that honest answer. Which you didn't give.
but clearly we must do more and we must do better.
At least you've got that right.