Pistol Wrote:
Nov 21, 2012 8:01 AM
We are on the back side of the power curve, where any attempt at corrective action causes a near-term loss of altitude, a lower standard of living. The fiscal cliff and/or government attempts to deal with it will have a negative impact, but the real slide is yet to come. We have reached the point, thanks to misfeasance by decades of politicians on both sides of the aisle, where there is no way to either pay or reform social security and medicare without grief and sacrifice. Any politician who is not vociferously pointing to this elephant in the parlor is a charlatan who should be thrown out of office. I just wish there were some practical way to punish the rats who kicked the can down the road and then bailed out with their self-created