The Federal Government is the spendthrift, the 700-lb. gorilla run by 1960's retreads! Buffett is an idiot who knows how to make money but not how to balance the federal government's books! Down-size the Federal Government is the first step in balancing its books! Back to Jimmy Carter's zero-based budgeting! Bring the troops home and let the Middle East sink back into its 10th Century sewer!