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Clay Higgins on Budget & Economy

 

 


Insidious lust for power and money drives deficit spending

A balanced budget must be the top priority of a new Congress. America is nearly $20 Trillion in debt. The insidious lust for power and money, wielded by career politicians who have seized power in DC, is what drives deficit spending.

I will join the fight for a balanced budget amendment. We also must dismantle most, if not all, of the so called "4th branch" of government, AKA the "Alphabet Branch" of government. These massive bureaucracies--like the IRS, the EPA, the DoE (the list goes on)--not only devour the People's treasure, they also operate outside of the parameters of Constitutional control.

I support greatly diminishing or eliminating the "4th Branch" of our federal government. I support the Constitutional process to establish a balanced budget amendment to our Constitution. I support a freeze of federal spending at contemporary levels coupled with a 1% decrease in spending across the board for 10 years.

Source: 2016 Louisiana House campaign website CaptainHiggins.com , Dec 10, 2016

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