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Bruce Guthrie on Budget & Economy

 


Balanced Budget Amendment is unfortunately needed

Deficit spending is simply a way of making our children pay for our spending today. That's just not fair. Deficit spending is also a way for politicians to make short term gains without facing the costs of their decisions. A Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution was proposed to prevent deficit spending altogether. That such a drastic measure was considered is proof we have elected the wrong people. Responsible members of Congress should not need an Amendment to force fiscal responsibility.
Source: Campaign website, www.bruceguthrie.com, "Issues" Oct 26, 2006

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