Her question carries with it a conceit held by many contemporary politicians that every go...

Cal Thomas: Accepting Pelosi’s challenge – PostBulletin.com

Her question carries with it a conceit held by many contemporary politicians that every government program is sacred and must not be touched. Even suggesting that a decrease in the rate of spending increases can get a member trashed by those with vested or ideological interests in big government. Every government program -- sometimes immediately, but inevitably -- attracts people with personal or political interests in maintaining it. The programs become like barnacles on a ship -- useless, but difficult to remove. Where to cut? I have long promoted the idea that what is needed is an outside auditor to …

 

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