Streaky said:Perhaps I should have said "Investing in the future of the state"?
Todays Kid = Tomorrows Taxpayer
There is a debate to be had about how best to maximise tax related income in the future, and just increasing the number of potential taxpayers may not be the best way to do that.
Slim waxes lyrical with monotonous regularity about those who are net consumers of state funding, whose progeny may also become net consumers of state funding. Sheer numbers are detrminetal to the national economy in that case.