Friday, August 24, 2012

Protest the fedsí spending

    Is your family having financial problems? Here is what you should do: First, spend what money you have. Second, borrow some more money. Third, spend that and borrow more. Let your kids worry about paying the money back. Problem solved!
    Does that make sense? Of course not—that is not sound advice. However, that is exactly what your government does. To me, it seems that out of 535 members of Congress, there must be at least one intelligent person who might protest. Some $16 trillion is not pocket money. That is how much the government owes. Wow! That’s over $40,000, not counting interest, for each man, woman and child.
    That was our money! Does it now make sense to borrow more, spend it, have a bunch of babies and let them worry about it? No, of course not! I doth protest! The joke is on us!
Jake Jacoby

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