Skip to comments.Give Stoopid a Chance
Posted on 12/08/2009 7:26:18 PM PST by neverhome
...My thinking in times past is that it was amazing our country could be in such a mess when we have all these supposedly smart people running the show. More recently I have come to the conclusion that things are what they are because of, not in spite of, the geniuses inhabiting the White House and the halls of Congress. We've all seen people with degrees in everything from rocket science to brain surgery who couldn't balance their checkbook or change a flat tire. What we're lacking in Washington is plain old everyday horse sense.
If you, Mister or Missus Ordinary Citizen, do not have enough money to pay your bills, are you still going to have that extravagant dinner at Waffle House? If the rent is a week past due will you still buy that 6-pack of Bud Lite? No, you won't. You're smarter than that. And you won't go borrow the money, either.
But Washington? Every US dollar printed is a dollar we owe someone else. We outran the value of our gold reserves many years ago. The elite professionals running the country are like a bunch of ten year-olds set loose in a candy store. And when they need more money, they'll either raise our taxes yet again or print out another billion dollars in play money. Or both...
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“How could you possibly doubt their abilities or motives?!!!”
Well........... really it’s not that hard. Maybe it’s just me. ;-)
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