In Case You've Wondered

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Friday, October 11, 2013

Hollow Heads, Hollow Hearts, and Hollow Words

That's the best description of what too many of our Federal legislators relate. The lack of logic, a true understanding of fiscal responsibility and hollow rhetoric to anyone with more sense than a garden vegetable is all we receive from the supposed representatives of the taxpayers.

I think most of the problems of the United States would disappear if the government did everything possible to get rid of the deficit and never travel that path again. The borrowing from the Social Security funds, printing of money, foreign investors and the sale of bonds would end; only the programs necessary to run the government would continue and the money not confiscated by taxes would end up where it should be: in the hands of the citizens that make it work. The result would be one of the greatest economies ever.

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    1. My personal experience is that the lack of money creates more problems than prosperity. Prosperity will never come without a willingness of governments to attain fiscal prosperity, without harming their citizens.

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  2. Hollow heads, hollow hearts and hollow words could eventually lead to hollow points. (chuckle) Let's hope not!

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    1. It usually ends that way and the founders knew the risks. That's why they created a document that limited the power of government and not those of the citizens.

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  3. We could manage a lot of these issues if every office would be a one term deal. No exceptions.

    The corruption occurs because they make deals so they can get reelected. Once inside the Beltway, they are infected with corruption.

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    1. With those term limits should be the same restrictions on staff. No lifetime bureaucrats and public servants that are a big part of the corruption. Government shouldn't be a business.

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  4. But the politicians would lose power. I mean, who would want that when we as whole would be much better off?

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    1. Too many have access to public funds, without responsibility. They use the funds for personal gain, political influence and the accumulation of power. Removing the power is as easy as demanding an informed public. Once, that was a task performed by an honest media. Now, it's the task of the internet.

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