Lunchtime Must-Read: Henry Aaron: Government Spending Can Cut the Deficit

Henry Aaron: Government Spending Can Cut the U.S. Deficit: “Claiming that better administration will balance the budget would be wrong…

…But it would help. And it would stop some people from shirking their legal responsibilities and lighten the burdens of those who shoulder theirs. The failure of Congress to provide enough staff to run programs costing hundreds of billions of dollars a year as efficiently and honestly as possible is about as good a definition of criminal negligence as one can find.

April 6, 2015

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