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This is the first thing I’ve seen in a long time that gives me serious reason to believe that someone gets it–we control the budget or we become a banana republic.
Finally, we’re talking seriously. Finally.
Americans face a monumental choice about the future of their country.
This budget resolution reﬂects that choice. It disavows the relentless government spending, taxing, and borrowing that are leading America, right at this moment, toward a debt-fueled economic crisis and the demise of America’s exceptional promise.
To my astonishment, the numbers that go with these usually-empty words are serious numbers. Adult numbers, not fantasy-world numbers.
This is making me feel hopeful for the first time in a long time. I know I’ve been telling everyone not to give up hope, but the truth is I was mostly telling myself. This is making me actually feel it. Published in