[ExI] eput this crazy system out of our misery: was RE: Euthanasia

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 22:15:27 UTC 2013

On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 6:00 PM, spike wrote:
> They promised to do what they cannot do.  In the early 2000s, the congress
> bet the economy would grow enough to accommodate the wild spending spree of
> those heady days.  The economy didn’t grow at the assumed pace.  Now we must
> face up to the bills that were run up during that period.  This is the
> democrat’s big chance to say It’s all Bush’s fault.  They would be right
> this time, or half right.  They have already borrowed our Social Security
> savings and spent it without means to repay, so those of our generation are
> screwed when we reach retirement age.  What do we mortgage next?
> Overspending is unpatriotic, it represents a threat to national security, a
> failure in leadership.  Our current president could read off his
> teleprompter word for word the speech he made in 2006, for it is more true
> now than it was then.  Instead he disowns it.  Why?  Instead, congress
> brings in another far bigger wild overspending program.
> Sheesh.
> At some point, the US will go into massive default.  It only gets worse the
> longer we wait.

"The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it
leaves to its children.”
-- Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945)


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