Republican leaders should—and I’m confident that they will—take a principle position to save our nation from further bankruptcy, which is what a rational populace would call our situation. The president knows only the blame game; he doesn’t know what accepting responsibility. Someone has to step up and take on the role of grownup: don’t count on it being Obama. In his four total years in the Senate, he (along with Harry Reid, Dick Durbin, Charles Schumer, Patty Murray, and, oh yeah, Joe Biden) opposed raising the debt ceiling, and now as president viciously demagogues those who do the same thing he did in 2007. He is shameless.
It is characteristic of addiction that the addict tries to justify his actions. If they do not make sense, then he will come up with equally nonsensical rationalizations. And so his pathology spreads throughout his entire psyche, as each error must be rationalized by another, and another, and another.
Right now, the per capital debt in America is greater than the per capita debt in Greece. We have seen the Greek spending addicts, their rioting, their protests, their descent into permanent indigence. We have seen this, and yet we will not repent. Sounds like the addict to me.
How can we be so cruel to the most innocent of all, the children? As we mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade (and 50 million legally murdered as a result), it’s obvious that our cruelty to our children, both in killing them or in saddling them with our debts, is a result of the same rex malorum, cupiditas. May God have mercy on this country.
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