I have a plan for the Nevada budget. The Democrats claim we have a budget deficit? Why can’t we just go back to 1950 spending levels, adjusted for growth and inflation? The state budget would only be $1.5 Billion. I know it’s a modest proposal, but what was wrong with Nevada in 1950?
Those were the good old days, the hay day of American power. Life was good. Why does everyone think we need more than we did then? It’s called greed. Greedy people want handouts. They want people who work hard for their money to pay for them to go to hospitals and get treatment, or for the ability to pay their rent when they get laid off in a bad economy.
That’s not the American way. We believe in self-reliance. In the 50s, if you had a mental illness, your family took care of you. Sure, there were mentally ill people hanging around on street corners, but at least we weren’t draining the economy with unnecessary taxes.
When I went to college, it was much cheaper. Why does it cost so much now? Teachers and their unions have sucked the system dry with all their demands for retirement benefits and health care. When I was younger, we didn’t have health care. If we got sick, we toughed it out. Man up people! We didn’t go to the hospital unless a limb was falling off, or massive bleeding.
That’s the problem with America today. People are getting soft. You people are a bunch of wimps. If it doesn’t kill you, it will only make you stronger. Until we get that attitude back, America will decline into a third rate nation. The legislature must consider my plan for the Nevada budget to reduce it to 1950s spending levels.