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$10 billion 'binge' budget a burden to Montana

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

— P.J. O'Rourke

The dust hasn't totally settled on the legislative session ... we don't yet have the final fiscal results of Gov. Steve Bullock's vetoes. But the picture's beginning to take shape, and for those who believe in limited government and slower bureaucracy growth, that picture isn't pretty. Starting with almost half a billion surplus, a coalition of Democrats and swing-vote, squishy Republicans blew through that surplus plus another $9.5 billion in Montana tax dollars and Federal funny money. T...


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