Letter: Capital needs Bills and 'Econ 101'
Published 11/03/2012, The Republican Eagle
When Amy Klobuchar ran for the U.S. Senate in 2006, she said having a $300 billion deficit was immoral. Yet, in her six years in the Senate, she has voted for nearly $8 trillion in new debt resulting in deficits exceeding a trillion dollars for four years in a row. The federal debt is now over $16 trillion — that’s $55,000 a citizen or $220,000 for a family of 4. In addition, she has voted for $46 billion in earmarks.Word count: 457