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The DNC in Five Numbers

Henry VIII Wrote: Sep 08, 2012 10:32 AM
It almost seems like it's come down to two national teams vying for the championship. Each side is complete with a platform, game plan, mascots, colors, and a large cheerleading squad. The respective platforms and game plans are the essential components as to whether either team will be successful, but it's getting lost in the cheerleading noise. Too many are taking sides not because the platform and game plan works, but as the result of team association. Despite the hoopla and fanfare, unlimited government and Keynesian spending doesn't work. I hope the electorate can part the waters and realize that there is more than a football game at stake....it's about whether our country survives or perishes into the annals of history.
Releor400 Wrote: Sep 08, 2012 10:42 AM
Yes, Fanaticism. Crazy nut jobs who see nothing but their obsession to win no matter what the message is.
Releor400 Wrote: Sep 08, 2012 10:43 AM
Its scary because that borders on how the Nazis came to power

Now that the Democratic National Convention is in the rearview mirror, let's evaluate it by the numbers.  I believe the conference can be summed up in five:

(1) 16,000,000,000,000 - Just as the DNC was scheduled to kick off on Tuesday, the national debt clock clicked over to the staggering and dangerous sum of $16 Trillion.  More than $5 Trillion of that total has accrued under President Obama, and a top administration official has testified that the White House has no plan to restore the national debt to a position of...