“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?” —Luke 14:28 (NIV)
The U.S. budget deficit hit $3 trillion in September of this year. That is $3,000,000,000,000. That is 12 zeroes of credit card debt.
Okay, I’m just going to admit here that the only class I ever failed in 17 1/2 years of schooling was Economics. (2nd term, freshman year of college…) But I do know that deficit spending is bad. And 3 Trillion Dollars is unfathomable…
Aren’t Republicans supposed to be conservative on spending?
Jesus continues the verse above with this: “For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, saying, ‘This fellow began to build and was not able to finish’.” Luke 14:29-30 (NIV)
So instead this fellow borrows money to finish the project? And then runs the project into the ground and is forced to declare
bankruptcy SIX bankruptcies. Who would think this fellow was a good businessman? Who would think this fellow is better at keeping your money safe than the other guy?
The U.S. is in a financial hole that will disable us for years, maybe forever?
And in case you don’t remember, this fellow promised (in 2016) to eliminate the national debt in 8 years. He’s got a long way to go. I’m not willing to give him four more years so he can have a seventh bankruptcy…