Guest Guest Posted February 19, 2009 Report Share Posted February 19, 2009 “I place economy among the first and important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must take our choice between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude. If we run into such debts, we must be taxed in our meat and drink, in our necessities and in our comforts, in our labors and in our amusements. If we can prevent the government from wasting the labor of the people under the pretense of caring for them, they will be happy.” This is a quote from Thomas Jefferson; right about now, he's probably rolling in his grave. Only in Washington can the solution to a problem of debt (mortgages) and spending be to borrow and spend somemore. I think they all got one of those balance transfer teasers delivered to the Capitol building and took it to heart. Good luck all, its a long road. Try to imagine a billion dollars, if you can (I can't), now picture 1,000 piles of a billion dollars. This is what we just passed to stimulate the economy. Remember, government can provide nothing for someone without first taking from someone/thing else. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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