By Romina Boccia and Benjamin Paris:
Car accidents are relatively common occurrences. Train wrecks are a little more out of the ordinary, to be sure.
One would be hard-pressed, however, to find many examples of a 15-lane pileup of 435 cars, 100 semi-trucks, three trains, and a small army of app-rent scooters strangling the center of the capital of the United States of America. Except, of course, in the federal budget.
Year after year, the federal government passes spending bills so riddled with wasteful spending, crony handouts, and thoughtless debt accumulation that it’s pretty much like a massive car crash: so awful to watch that you can’t even look away.
Congress is once again considering a massive spending increase that could end up being a near-total fiscal wreck, dubbed a “caps deal.”
It’s long past time for Congress to take a serious and sober look at America’s debt addiction and hit the brakes on out-of-control spending to avoid further deficit disasters.
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