Is there a taxpayer in America who does not think that a large share of America’s taxes go to wasteful, extravagant, or unnecessary programs, asks David Boaz, executive vice president of the Cato Institute. “Federal spending has doubled in the Bush-Obama years. From entitlements to corporate welfare to radically higher military spending to unused NASA towers, surely ever members of both parties should hold firm on the budget caps agreed to in 2011….”
As David explains, Americans have become used to these incomprehensible levels of deficits and debts. It was once rare to acknowledge or be warned of trillions of dollars of debt. Read more from David Boaz here on why, as America’s slow recovery slugs along, “the economy doesn’t need another $75 billion of deficit spending.”
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