Saturday, March 5, 2011

A Balanced Budget Amendment

"Veronique de Rugy explains that today’s budget cuts are “missing an enforcement mechanism.” “If you have a constitutional amendment, Congress’s hands are tied,” says Rugy. With the rules that exist now, “They ignore them, or they pass rules that aren’t binding, or they do away with the rules.'"

Is amending the Constitution the only way to balance the federal budget? | Mercatus

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