Why has Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul been advocating “for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution for years”? The main reason is because we cannot trust the bureaucrats to stop spending. He believes that the budget will never be balanced unless Congress is forced to do it. He believes there is an “unholy alliance” in Washington between conservatives and liberals to continue spending money. Conservatives demand more money for the military, and the liberals demand more spending on domestic issues. They work together to keep adding to the debt.
“… Today, the economy is simply too frail to weather more broken promises from conservatives running to lead the nation into the future. As 2016 approaches us, I encourage my colleagues and opponents to begin thinking long and hard about the kind of future they want their children and grandchildren to have, as well as what they will change in the new year in order to make those expectations possible.”
What do you think? Do you think we need an amendment to the Constitution?