It’s been a while since I’ve posted… just too busy with work lately.
But I have to ask. I hear a great deal of noise about how strong our “leadership” is… Frankly, I see nothing from
The country continues to move in the WRONG direction: the gap between the middle-class and the “haves” at the top continues to spiral out of control.
Health care: a friend in the aerospace engineering business runs his own “one man consulting” firm – he, his wife and kids are all relatively healthy: no chronic illnesses, etc. Yet he pays $950/month for health insurance…. The largest percentage of American’s in recent history current don’t have insurance.
How can the system continue when we pay 25 cents of every health-care-dollar to administrators (the highest percentage of any industrialized nation)?
The debt and deficit are both rampaging out of control: don’t kid yourself. Debts, with interest, represent lost spending power: because we’re borrowing money we’re less likely to be able to afford to fix problems like health care, SS and Medicare in the future.
Gas prices: we're have NO plan to transition this economy from oil to 'the technology of the future' ... Don't kid yourself - the free market won't address this issue until it is too late: we need leadership from government to get us on the right track.
So what ‘leadership’ do we get? Election year antics like a flag burning and gay marriage amendment: policies, even if adopted, that would affect NO ONE (unless someone wants to explain how stopping Tom from burning a flag in protest or keeping John and Bill from filing a joint return affects them).
No – we have less than leadership in