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How Should Christians Respond to Government Growth and Spending?

Anonymous4442 Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 4:14 PM
What does the bible way? Do you mean weigh? Go jump back in your washer, you have a load of clothes waiting (weighting?).

In his recent book, Fixing the Moral Deficit, Ron Sider argues that deficit spending by the federal government is one of the most important moral challenges that Americans have ever faced. I disagree with some of Sider’s proposed solutions, but he’s right. Every year, the federal government spends well over a trillion dollars more than it takes in. As a result, it has racked up seventeen trillion dollars in debt, most of it in the last decade. In seven years at current rates, the U.S. will need almost a fifth of the GDP from the rest of the world just to...