When the money drains away, the power to control events drains away with it. So the Brits learned in 1939. So we are learning in 2012.
The government has borrowed money over your signature and made promises in your name to the point that your household now owes $520,000.
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.
Fine, Mr. President. We’ll give you what you want. But only if you agree to go out in public and accept responsibility, in advance, on behalf of the Democratic Party and liberals everywhere, for the results.
There’s no money left in the U.K. and there’s no money left here. The only difference is that the coalition government is admitting as much in Britain while politicians on both sides of the aisle here in the U.S. talk of our dismal finances only in oblique terms.
Self-reliance means possessing and maintaining the ability to defend one’s self, something of which Europe is now utterly incapable. The president’s proposal to dramatically cut defense spending reveals disturbing parallels for the U.S.
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.
At over $1 trillion, total student debt in the United States now tops total credit card debt.Many debt-laden graduates will never get the money they paid out of their degrees.
The human capacity for self-delusion is the only thing that explains why the left continues to cling to a tired and discredited belief system.
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.