Walter Williams writes with great insight about federal spending:
The largest threat to our prosperity is government spending that far exceeds the authority enumerated in Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution. Federal spending in 2017 will top $4 trillion.
Where do you think Congress gets the resources for such spending? It’s not the tooth fairy or Santa Claus.
We cannot blame politicians for the spending that places our nation in peril. Politicians are doing precisely what the American people elect them to office to do — namely, use the power of their office to take the rightful property of other Americans and deliver it to them.
Read his entire column here.