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Laws and Rules for Wile Coyote, Congress and US Economy

Auspex Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 7:31 PM
So you are saying the children aren't citizens and thus don't get considered for exemption like the husband and wife do? I don't even have kids or a wife (and likely shall never have such), and I have no problem with citizens getting exemptions for their dependent children. I mean seriously, we need those extra kids to grow up and pay for the non-reproducers (like me) when it's their turn to collect social security and Medicare -- since what I'm putting in there is being spent on someone else today.

Washington passed a fiscal cliff deal that honors the most famous cliff diver in history - Wile E. Coyote. Just as Mr. Coyote obtained complex and ludicrous devised plans from a mail-order company Congress cobbled together yet another bill that pretends to have answers but leaves lots of questions and more frustration.

Just as the template for the Road Runner cartoon saw contraptions used by Wile E. Coyote "invariably fail in improbable and spectacular ways" each issue that gets resolved in Washington these days is doomed to failure. Part of the reason failure is inevitable is because core problems are...