by Big Dog on Apr 16, 2015 at 04:25 Political
The federal government took in a record amount of money from taxpayers through the end of tax day (the number is not final until the next day but any additional money will add to the record). The government took in $1,416,555,440,000, more money than it has ever taken in during that time frame (in inflation adjusted dollars).
Even though the government fleeced taxpayers for a record amount of money the government still managed to spend $439.47 billion more than it took in.
Are we at a point where even liberals can see that the problem is not that we don’t pay enough in taxes? Are we at a point where they can see that the issue is GOVERNMENT SPENDS TOO MUCH?
The government has a yearly deficit and it takes in record amounts of money. Government continues to add to the debt (actual total of our debt in the right sidebar) even though it takes more of our money.
Perhaps the government should be pared down. Perhaps we should end many welfare programs that are being abused. Perhaps we should stop allowing illegals to receive these welfare hand outs.
One thing is certain. Government spends too much (often on items that are not Constitutional) money.
The amount coming in is not the problem.
The amount going out is.
Never surrender, never submit.
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