One can only imagine how different America would be if politicians in Washington rediscovered the virtues of integrity, honesty, forthrightness, and reclaimed a sense of stewardship in their handling of the people's business.
"We call them patriots. And those patriots just might force the vice president and his boss out of a job next November. That is their right. They have it in their power."
You know what they say; one man's terrorist is another man's democratically elected congressman. Nazis are out. Jihadists are in.
For months, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has warned that failing to lift the debt ceiling would have "unthinkable" consequences. But many lawmakers are insisting that they will block the federal government from borrowing more money unless budget cuts and spending reforms are part of the deal.
he great American engine of democracy is beginning to build up a head of steam, and it remains the finest device created by man to organize collective human action.