Every day, millions of hard-working business owners, and the good people that work with them, struggle to build a good life for themselves and their families. They are the backbone of America. They work hard and play by the rules. And they live within their means.

Why can’t Washington?

What seems obvious to the rest of America is beyond the collective grasp of politicians in Washington. How else can one explain borrowing over $4 trillion in an effort to spend our way into prosperity? The rest of us know that when you’re in debt up to your eyeballs, the solution is not to incur more debt. The solution is to control your spending and cut up your credit cards.

Which brings me to my main point: We need to cut up Washington’s credit cards. Limiting what Washington can borrow is the only way we can force our government to prioritize and control its spending. There is no other solution. It will be hard. But if we want to secure our economic future, it has to be done.

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