Throughout the Western world politics has degenerated into fraud —
Paul Craig Roberts, How Much Death and Destrution Awaits Us in 2018?
“It would be much easier to pay our taxes if we knew that our hard-earned money was going towards critical programs like national defense and veterans care and education but instead we know that billions and billions of dollars are wasted each year and every year.”
“Governments should only take in what it needs to perform its core constitutional functions, not all the money politicians want to spend.”
What had been portrayed as a drastic reduction in government spending was merely a decrease in the projected rate of increase in government spending over the next decade. Under sequestration, government spending increases by $2.4 trillion over the next 10 years rather than $2.5 trillion without it.