Because this distorted system leads to ever-higher costs, the increase in total compensation for lower-income and middle-income people does not translate into an increase in their living standards. Ordinary people feel like they’re on a treadmill.
Someday, when today's adults are old and gray, their grandchildren will sit down and ask, "What did you do in the class war?" You may not have noticed, but it seems we are in the midst of one.
At the Heritage Foundation last week, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan
demonstrated why he doesn't need to be running for President to be framing the debate for 2012.
He delivered there on October 26 a breathtakingly beautiful speech on Saving the American
Idea, which defines the Spirit of 2012.
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