Sounds like some Republicans are getting the message:

Rep. Jim Nussle, R-Iowa, chairman of the House Budget Committee, called on Thursday for across-the-board spending cuts and urged lawmakers to increase the savings Republicans hope to gain from a budget bill this fall to a minimum of $50 billion, from $35 billion.

“We’d better get started, and we’d better do it now,” Nussle said.

If I could only get my own representatives on board.