Recently, I had the opportunity to hear Senator Bob Corker, (R-TN) make a presentation on the dangers of the national debt. To the involved citizen, his PowerPoint presentation was admittedly an elementary explanation of the mess in which our country finds itself. I suspect that he has discovered that many citizens have no idea how desperate our situation really is and is trying to get the message out to his constituents.
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For decades, Conservatives have been warning of the dangers of excessive spending by government at every level. As they suffered the “slings and arrows” of criticism by Progressives of being cold-hearted, stingy, etc., Conservatives pressed the case even more as federal and state deficit spending soared to unsustainable levels. Still, the spending persisted. Even Republicans deluded themselves into thinking the spending was not dangerous.