Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Just look at the DEBT CLOCK. IF WE DON’T HAVE THE MONEY WE NEED – STOP SPENDING AND JUST PUT THE BILL IN NEUTRAL UNTIL WE HAVE THE MONEY TO SPEND.
Instead: How about a BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT?
While the Biden administration’s proposed spending plan is being reduced from the initial—enormous—figure of $3.5 trillion, we could still be facing $1.75 trillion in new spending. After the massive spending increases we’ve already had in the various COVID “relief” bills, this is irresponsible. While some troublesome pieces, like “free” community college, are reportedly out of the plan, there are still many areas of concern—such as universal preschool.
First and foremost, there is absolutely no constitutional justification for the federal government to involve itself in preschool. Unfortunately, that fact isn’t likely to prevent lawmakers from passing legislation that includes universal preschool.
Beyond the constitutional question, there’s the matter of fiscal responsibility … or irresponsibility in this case. The various COVID-19 relief bills allocated billions of dollars toward preschool, but we don’t…
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