(Daily Signal) -- It is budget season in Washington and the debate is focused on who wants to increase spending and by how much.
But the debate should be focused on how to reduce the size and scope of government. Across the country, Americans remain deeply concerned about growing deficits and debt. Washington’s obsession with increasing the size and scope of government shows just how out of touch this city can be.
Within mere days of the Congressional Budget Office’s warnings that spending is going up by three-quarters—from $3.5 trillion to $6 trillion—before the end of the decade, the president’s budget laid out an agenda for more spending on programs that fall far outside the federal government’s constitutional scope.
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