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Budget Politics

Charlie135 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 2:18 AM
Barry started this run blaming Bush - he'll end it blaming everyone but himself and his pathetic lack of leadership - and I would imagine Bush will STILL be to blame for something. How the American people were duped into voting for a punk junior senator with NO experience whatsoever still amazes me.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:16 AM
Yep. They voted for him over and over and over again--some of them even got up out of their graves to vote for Ole Hope 'n' Change.
AZhot Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 7:04 AM
To busy watching things like dancing with the stars, texting, playing video games and defficating on police cars.
Back in my teaching days, many years ago, one of the things I liked to ask the class to consider was this: Imagine a government agency with only two tasks: (1) building statues of Benedict Arnold and (2) providing life-saving medications to children. If this agency's budget were cut, what would it do?

The answer, of course, is that it would cut back on the medications for children. Why? Because that would be what was most likely to get the budget cuts restored. If they cut back on building statues of Benedict Arnold, people might ask why they were building statues of...