Bobby Jindal states the obvious: our elected officials are spending our taxpayer dollars like drunken sailors.
This massive increase in government spending cannot be entirely blamed on hurricane recovery efforts. The simple truth is that government spending is out of control. From serving in Congress over the past three years I can tell you firsthand that government spending in Washington is out of control. And it appears to be contagious, as Louisiana is also on a spending binge of historic proportions. There is no individual, no family, and no business that could survive with these unbridled, undisciplined, and irresponsible spending sprees.