Friday, April 3, 2009

Fools in April

It is April and the Minnesota Legislature has entered the compression phase of the session. (see previous post, "The Engine that is Minnesota")

Three of five months and still no budget deal, and the budget deficit of 5 to 7 billion is still unresolved as mandated by the Minnesota Constitution.

The DFL is pushing to increase taxes in numerous ways.

And in Washington D.C. the Democrats are pushing their tax and spend agenda. (There is no requirement to balance the Federal budget.)

Maybe it is time for an amendment to the U.S Constitution to require a balanced budget.

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