In 45 of the last 50 years, Congress has spent more money than it received in revenues—increasing the national debt to over $52,000 for every man, woman and child in the United States. [i]

The vast majority of Americans from across the political spectrum now. . .

  • Believe the nation’s financial condition is a serious problem (92%).[ii] 
  • Are not confident Congress can solve economic problems (73%),[iii] 
  • Support a balanced budget amendment (74%).[iv]

To launch that process, please review the short, 23 word, sample Balanced Budget Amendment (BB1) and then give us your

  • Vote
  • Suggestions
  • Your Own Proposal, and
    send this on to others that may be interested in being heard.

Thank you!

Blair C. Henry J.D.
Executive Director

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[iii] Washington Post Poll by Abt-SRBI of New Work, August 9, 2011.