March 5, 2012 7:51AM

Endless Spending

Urging Congress to spend more money on infrastucture, Rep. John Sarbanes (Big Government‐​Maryland) says, “You’ve got to kind of get past this mentality that you can’t spend any money at all.”

Right. Because it’s that kind of attitude that has given us a federal budget of $3.8 trillion, up more than 100 percent in a decade, and spending at permanently higher levels of GDP:

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