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Budget Politics

karpe diem Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 12:22 AM
too bad Dr. Sowell is no longer teaching, but he is still teaching, and i believe a much wider audience. thank you, Dr. Sowell, for explaining to all of us so vividly what obama is doing to this country. what a shame that a person of his caliber has the power to make this country the poorest it has ever been with the biggest number of ignoramouses this country has ever seen
AZhot Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 7:12 AM
He preaches to the choir and a few Scumocrat trolls. The people that really need a wake up call never read or hear what people such as Dr. Sowell have to say. They only listen to the lame stream media and only on a superficial basis at that. We have become a greedy hedonist society and we are he'll bound.
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...