"Shut it down, and shut it down now!
Don't start it up again until you have a balanced budget approved and signed by the president, who makes a drunken sailor look like a penny-pincher."
April 07, 2011
By J.B. Williams
There should be no debate over spending in D.C. at this point. Over the last seventy years, our federal government, behaving as an unconstitutional supreme central power, has sent the most productive and prosperous nation on earth on the path toward third-world status.
Bickering over a few billion in planned deficit spending above $1.65 trillion in just the next year -- when the nation is already more than $14 trillion in unsustainable debt threatening the very existence of our dollar -- is the definition of insanity.
Democrats are forcing a so-called shutdown in their effort to keep spending money we don't have. Republicans are calling for only a symbolic level of spending cuts. Nobody in Washington, D.C. seems serious about ending the fiscal insanity. Even the president's bipartisan debt panel is recommending deficit spending for at least another twenty-five years.
I say, shut it down! The federal government has done as much to harm the union of states as it has ever done to improve freedom and liberty in America. We will be better off without a federal government, with each state able to fund and govern itself better than the Fed ever could.
Extreme threats demand extreme measures, and nothing threatens the future freedom and prosperity of the United States more than our own federal government. Enemies beyond, we can deal with. It's the enemy within which threatens us most today. It's time to shut it down and reset. Read More