November 13, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 45

Develop A Budget And Stick To It

This is an open letter to Senators Baucus and Tester and Congressman Daines.

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Agreeing to raise the debt ceiling yet again, in my opinion, was a terrible mistake. Not raising it would have basically put our nation in the same predicament that we citizens face daily ... trying to live within our means. Develop a budget, and stick to it.

Refusing to raise the debt limit would not have put us into instant default. There is sufficient income into our treasury to pay the interest on our current debt, giving us time to decide how the remainder of that income should be allocated on a prioritized...

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