Showing posts from March, 2006

9 Trillion in debt?

I chose to vote for a libertarian this time around... I know it doesn't matter, but I thought I should point out something. Conservatives usually bitched that government was too big, at least that what we were taught at the christian schools. "Small government is better" was the mantra, and somehow it was always pointed out that Democrats were big spenders. I've actually held that to be somewhat true. But I think the US history classes got it all wrong. Lots of people blamed Reagan for screwing the economy... I don't really think you can screw something up of which you have no understanding. However, the Bush's - these guys are a completely different story. GB and GWB have been sucking from the golden teet since they were born. Money practically grew on trees in their back yard ranches in Texas. Haliburton essentially handed them an unlimited spending account and said go nuts. You'd think that after some time, a person with lots of money would know what to