By Craig Rucker ~
Yesterday, President Biden called on Americans to adopt a “war footing” in our ongoing fight against COVID-19. He got it and then some.
Adjusted for today’s dollars the Second World War cost $4.1 trillion.
The United States just committed to spend an additional $1.9 trillion, boosting total taxpayer pandemic spending to over $6 trillion.
This is half again what it cost to liberate the world from fascism.
The U.S. has not yet finished spending the funds from the last rounds of COVID relief.
Sadly, combating the virus and its economic impact is merely the tip of this latest $1.9 trillion fiscal iceberg. The bulk of the spending in the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021” goes to a colossal left-wing wish list and a cornucopia of good old-fashioned government waste, albeit on a…
March 13, 2021 at 12:49AM