Last month, President Biden unveiled his American Families Plan — the third multi-trillion-dollar omnibus spending package from the first four months of his administration.
Biden frames the $1.8 trillion in spending as “a once-in-a-generation investment in the foundations of middle-class prosperity — education, health care, and child care.” He presented precisely the same point regarding his American Jobs Plan, which he called “a once-in-a generation investment in America, unlike anything we’ve seen or done since we built the Interstate Highway System and the Space Race.”
To drive the point home, the White House recently published a website through which Americans can record a video and share how the bill would help their family.
Indeed, it is roughly “once-in-a-generation” that a Democratic President drastically expands the size of government — often to the detriment of long-term economic growth.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “New Deal” addressed the Great Depression with massive social programs that increased the size and scope of the federal government in drastic