Tagged: debt

A funeral procession.

NASA did its best to dress its deliveries of retired space shuttles to their respective final resting places as victory laps. They were no such thing. They were funeral processions.

When the goodies stop coming.

The civil unrest earlier this year in Greece, the protracted fight over public employee unions earlier this year in Wisconsin and now a crippling strike in London during the holiday season all serve to illustrate a very important truth. Once the government starts handing out goodies, it’s hard to stop.

The useful Tea Party

The useful Tea Party.

Administration apologists are blaming the Tea Party for the recent downgrade of U.S. debt by Standard & Poor’s. I disagree. I think the Tea Party forced a useful debate exactly as the founders would have hoped.