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Brain-lock Inside The Beltway

carterthewriter Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 7:53 AM
My wife and I built a find home for ourselves and when we were done, the Feds picked our pockets.

It's at times like this I'm ashamed to admit I live inside the Beltway.

Well, that's probably not specific enough since I'm usually ashamed to admit I live inside the Beltway.

Still, the second you try to explain the stupidity of this "fiscal cliff" fiasco to a normal person, it makes William F. Buckley's famous declaration that he'd rather be governed by the first few hundred people listed in the Boston phone book than by the faculty of Harvard seem all the more reasonable.

While there are some responsible politicians and policymakers in Washington, if you look at the whole place...