WASHINGTON HAS IT BACKWARDS
posted by Robert Hurt
October 28, 2010 , 7:45 AMIndividuals and families understand that tough times call for tough measures. During the recession, Americans have made painful choices about their budget. They don't want to cut back, but understand that they simply cannot borrow their way back to prosperity. They responsibly set priorities because they have to.
Yet our representatives in Washington are doing the exact opposite.
Rather than make the tough choices, Washington Democrats like Tom Perriello have decided to go on a spending-spree the likes of which our country has never seen before. Massive bailouts, a stimulus that failed to deliver jobs, and a new government-run health care bureaucracy have added trillions of dolla...