Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Obama, like in 08, thinks he has a mandate from the people. Like in 2010, 2014 will show him that he misread the American people yet again, and Democrats everywhere will scratch their collective heads wondering what just happened.
“When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.” - P. J. O’Rourke
“Socialism is great until you run out of someone elses money” Margaret Thatcher
How many exemptions are buried in the bills that exempt national politicians? Remember how the Democrats exempted themselves from Obamacare?
It's infantile to believe that any politician is going to pass a law that is financially disadvantageous.
"In 1983, the richest 1 percent of Americans got 11.6 percent of total income. Today the top 1 percent takes in more than 20 percent."
Robert Reich: Budget Baloney: Why Social Security Isn't a Problem for 26 Years, and the Best Way to Fix It Permanently
You can't get blood from a turnip.
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. ~ Ancient American Indian Proverb