Because the government has overspent our tax dollars for decades now. There needs to be some major reform done in this country. Congress needs to be paid only when in office and receive the same health care as the public. The military needs to quit squandering money on new and improved equipment when the current equipment is superior to other countries and still gets the job done. We need to quit wasting money on foreign aid when there are so many Americans that need that aid right here in our own country.