And no wonder the House Democrats under Nancy Pelosi are saying "No" -- it might prevent them, after all, from taking lavish trips to frozen foreign capitals to investigate the global warming phenomenon, and racking up luxury hotel bills of over $2,200 per night -- per person.
Moreover, as you can see from this chart, the government is in the business of handing out money, not holding it back:
(From Moonbattery, where there is this great quote from Ronald Reagan which sums up Washington's reigning philosophy: "If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.")
And don't forget to bookmark the U.S. Debt Clock for real-time figures on what we are passing on to our kids and grandkids.
Two cartoons are worth thousands of words (click to enlarge):