We are deeply in debt and it isn’t getting any better.
Take a look at the debt clock at the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
Can you imagine what the US debt clock looks like?
It is enough to give one nightmares.
The worst of it is, we didn’t ask for it, we spoke against it but we get it anyway, and so will our children.
“He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.” Voltaire may not have had wasteful federal spending in mind when he penned this aphorism, but he could have. The spirit of the age today is ‘spend, spend, spend.’ Sadly, it is taxpayers of tomorrow who will suffer the misery of increasing taxes that were driven by today’s outrageous spending on wasteful programs like corporate welfare. [link]
That includes wind turbine companies and other alternate energy programs that have to be heavily subsidised. How can we fix it? Start where we are, in Wolfville.