Originally Posted by PDXMark
The following video is from C-SPANís Congress Coverage....
The first substantive statement that Paul makes couldn't be more correct. "One of the contentions that I've had about the budget is that we look at it as an accounting problem rather than a philosophy problem. The spending occurs because of what we accept as the proper role of government."
We won't be able to correct our problems in Washington until the people of this country figure out what the government should and should not be doing. The ultimate purpose of government is to protect individual rights, not to redistribute income for social engineering purposes.