As we mentioned yesterday, the State of the Union, intended to be a hopeful look into the future, seems to have become more of a venue to deliver empty promises. At least when it comes to addressing the federal government’s spending problem and, ultimately, our national debt.
For generations, from Republican and Democratic presidents, we’ve heard well-intentioned plans to control the nation’s fiscal imbalances. And we still find ourselves over $15 trillion in debt. Only by reining in overspending can we begin to address the debt burden that is putting an economic recovery in jeopardy. It’s past time for bold spending reforms.
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