Approximately one year ago, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael Mullen, identified the nation’s mounting debt as the greatest threat to U.S. national security. I couldn’t agree more with that assessment of our nation’s financial failures. The biggest threat to our nation’s freedom is our ever-expanding national debt. Washington has spent […]
Rand Paul is a U.S. Senator from Kentucky.
Our national debt currently hovers at $14,352,045,270,245.76. Yet instead of working to decrease this exorbitant sum, many of my congressional colleagues are suggesting we raise our debt limit, inevitably encouraging the accumulation of more debt and borrowing that money on the backs of our children and grandchildren. Clearly, our government’s approach to spending is completely […]