A day after the President signed a trillion dollar government take over of health care, House Democrats will attempt to jam through billions more in borrowed spending. Once again, Speaker Pelosi has chosen to shut out the American people by bringing a billion dollar bill to the floor that was crafted in secret with no public hearings.
The Democrats’ “Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs” bill contains $600 million for a “Summer Youth Jobs” grant program. This is in addition to the yet unspent $400 million for the program in the “stimulus bill.” Wasn’t the $787 billion stimulus bill supposed to create jobs? Why do we need $600 million in new “emergency spending” when we haven’t spent the $400 million of emergency spending from last year?
Congress has to start living within its means or we will end up like Argentina – fiscally insolvent.