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BUT EACH PROPOSAL must be weighed in the light of a broader consideration: The need to maintain balance in and among national programs -- balance between the private and the public economy; balance between cost and hoped for advantage; balance between the clearly necessary and the comfortably desirable; balance between our essential requirements as a nation and the duties imposed by the nation upon the individual; balance between actions of the moment and the national welfare of the future.