by Donna Martinez
Former Senior Writer and Editor, John Locke Foundation
Look to the top left of the chart below. It’s a stunning number: $30 trillion-plus. That’s where the national debt stands. Peruse the other associated numbers to see the devastating burden this places on each one of us.
And the Biden administration wants to spend even more. Hopefully, fiscal conservatives can hold the Democrats back.
For a moment of clarity, watch the comments of Hannah Cox before the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship. Ms. Cox is with the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). In her testimony, she responds to a question about the burden on job creators as the federal government continues to over-spend and over-regulate.
As an example, she mentions freeing the agriculture industry from unnecessary regulatory burdens. After you watch her comments, be sure to check here for a look at Locke’s efforts to give North Carolina farmers the Freedom to Farm.