I replied to Phillip’s post in the comments section, but apparently the censors at The Australian, or perhaps one of Phillip’s assistants, deemed it not suitable for publication. My only choice was to fire it off to Phillip’s personal e-mail address, where I am sure he will read it. We have exchanged opinions for a good number of years now, and, to this date, Phillip has yet to take offense to any rebuttal I have offered, unlike some of the other left-wing writers in various media enterprises. At the end of my e-mail to Phillip, I advised that I would be writing an article using the same title as his presentation that would tell him why
Now that the fiscal year has ended, we see that the feds ran a $1.58T deficit
The left claims that those on the right are racists and are “mad” at Obama for all the spending, but that is not the truth. The American people are mad at those responsible for the madness and spending, whether it includes the President or not. The target of the anger is Congress. It is Congress that is responsible for budgets and budget deficits. Appropriations and budgets are set by the legislature, not the President. And Congress has been controlled by Democrats for nearly three years now, during which time they have set the two highest deficits in history, this year's record being almost four times the Republican record of 2004.
A survey of the OMB's Historical Tables (page 21)
According to the OMB's Mid-Session Review (page 26)
Americans are mad because they see this country slowly being handed into control of foreign influence rather than American influence especially in the business and financial markets. According to Rasmussen, fifty-eight percent (58%) say the American economy will benefit more from decisions made by
While Obama and the world leaders pushed ahead with plans for greater international coordination of their national economic policies, 60% of Americans think international organizations should have less influence on
I offered just a small portion of the Barnyard Bovine Excrement that has been handed to the American Public over the last 18 months in this article and this one
America is mad due to constantly being told that more spending and more government in our daily lives is what we need and is, according to the left, subscribed to in the Constitution in the phrase “For the General Welfare.” The way the left wishes to use this phrase is to provide more for the non-productive while taking more from the productive. Those who are informed are “mad as hell and not going to take it anymore,” for certainly this was not the intent of the Founding Fathers and writers of the Constitution.
So, in answer to
" Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and gave him triumphal processions … Blame the people who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of the “new, wonderful good society” which shall now be Rome's, interpreted to mean “more money, more ease, more security, more living fatly at the expense of the industrious” [emphasis added]. Julius was always an ambitious villain, but he only one man.