One of the many differences between us and Rome is that the latter did not have a death wish while we do. It is called globalization, multiculturalism, PC and the desire for diversity and not unity.
Well said. Some people nowadays seem to think that the Latin motto on our coins, e pluribus unum, should be translated, "out of one [people], many [cultures]."
posted on 08/13/2007 6:46:14 PM PDT
(Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
The US government is on a burning platform of unsustainable policies and practices with fiscal deficits, chronic healthcare underfunding, immigration and overseas military commitments threatening a crisis if action is not taken soon, the countrys top government inspector has warned.
David Walker, comptroller general of the US, issued the unusually downbeat assessment of his countrys future in a report that lays out what he called chilling long-term simulations.
These include dramatic tax rises, slashed government services and the large-scale dumping by foreign governments of holdings of US debt
I see a lot of knee jerking from country club Republicans. Walker sees skyrocketing taxes as a problem not a solution. I agree completely with what I read here. I am so sick of boomers having a huge party and sticking us with all the bills.
posted on 08/13/2007 6:54:19 PM PDT
(Peace - or I guess war if given no other option)
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