Colson: Bringing Spending under Control
Wed, Jan. 20 2010
By Chuck Colson
Christian Post Guest Columnist
The huge turnout yesterday in Massachusetts expressed citizen alarm that Congress is spending us deeper and deeper into debt, and there’s no end in sight.
Our government faces future liabilities of at least $53 trillion. This includes entitlements, government pensions, Medicare, and other promises we have made-currently $175,000 for every man, woman, and child in America-and likely to go higher.
I’ve concluded, as have millions of Americans enraged over government leaders playing politics and disregarding the public trust, that the only way to avert disaster is to take the matter out of the hands of the politicians. If they no longer have the will to address the problem, somebody else has got to. the rest