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The moral dimension to our national debt

Michael Tanner  |  September 11, 2019

By Michael Tanner, includes “… President Trump may accomplish the truly Herculean feat of becoming a bigger deficit spender than President Obama. And he’ll do it without a catastrophic recession to deal with. How did we get here? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it wasn’t the Republican tax cut.  … While I realize that Congress controls the purse strings, it is also true that President Trump has shown exactly zero interest in restraining spending. … Every child born today inherits a portion of that debt. We are living at our children’s expense. You can’t get much more ‘taxation without representation’ than that.”

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