A problem for every solution

A problem for every solution

The Heritage Foundation’s recently proposed “Blueprint for Balance: A Federal Budget for Fiscal 2020,” a blueprint for the 2020 Fiscal Year budget based on verifiable facts. The foundation claims if implemented, the plan would save the federal government trillions of dollars. The blueprint summarized the problem in Washington as follows: “Entitlement programs in the United States have expanded more than tenfold since their inception, but workers are nowhere near 10 times better off as a result … they often make them worse off, depriving them of autonomy, personal choice, and higher incomes and saddling them with a mountain of debt. Medicare and Social Security carry $70 trillion worth of unfunded obligations over the next 75 years — the equivalent of a $445,000 credit card bill placed on every U.S. worker.” Read more here.

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