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Freakonomics » What Would a Millennial-Generation Budget Look Like?

The average age of Congress is 57.4 years-old. With all the talk (from both sides of the aisle) about how our ballooning debt is stealing from today’s young people, shouldn’t they have a voice in deciding how to solve our long-term fiscal problems, considering they’ll be the ones paying for them? And yet, now that Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) has turned 30, not a single member of Congress is in his/her twenties.

Freakonomics » What Would a Millennial-Generation Budget Look Like?.

If we decided to crowd-source a new Constitution with a great deal of input from people your age, what would it look like?  Would it contain some of the elements suggested in this article?  Would it contain any “radical” ideas?



This entry was posted on July 18, 2011 by in constitution, Democracy, Uncategorized.
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