We're going to be sinking fast in this fiscal quicksand

Published: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 12:46 PM.

Amen brother! Let’s hear page 14 in the hymnal! "From those who have to those who need, doo-dah, doo-dah."

The other day the president said he refused to have another conflict about raising the national debt. Really?

If arrogance was an explosive, Washington, D.C. would now be a smoking crater. I suppose he believes Americans should willingly allow him to bankrupt the country right before their eyes?

Strangely the evidence points that way, which remains a huge mystery to me. My parents were lifelong and loyal Democrats. I remain a registered Democrat, although I now tend to cringe when admitting to it.

I know the country is full of very smart liberals, so I would truly love to understand where those bright people think we’re headed. Do they honestly intend to keep printing and spending money?

Are they actually seeking a $20-plus trillion debt? Why would they want a weaker dollar? Is there an alternative outcome I’m missing?

There’s a critical tipping point governed completely by economic realities rather than politics where rising debt runs headlong into a falling currency. Boom!

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