The Costs of Playing Kick the Can with the National Debt

In Analysis by Michael Rae

U.S. politicians, regardless of party, share one common trait. When it comes to dealing with the national debt growing too large, they do whatever they can to put off dealing with it.
That’s because doing something about it means stopping them from doing the one thing they most desire. Spending money on the things they think will keep them in power. For them, that’s a strong motive to choose to avoid rocking the Washington D.C. spending party boat.
Instead, they choose to play the political game of kicking the proverbial can down the road. They put off taking any serious steps to

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