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OK, let me get this straight. Our government is going to spend $51.8 billion MORE of our money helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina, ostensibly to make themselves look like they're doing something to help, this after they screwed up royally by misusing the assets they already had.

I'm really starting to worry about all of this free spending. Yes, the need is great in this case, but how much more spending can this government take before they take us all into insolvency??

Every single thing this administration does seems to make the country weaker. I am seriously beginning to doubt that we will all survive this government. They're all insane.

I know it's political suicide, but can't we make the extra money contingent on something? Like, say, permanently killing the idea of a permanent tax break for millionaires? Or killing the idea of phasing out the estate tax? Something?

Corrected the amount requested in the title and body.

Originally posted to tergenev on Wed Sep 07, 2005 at 01:10 PM PDT.

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