"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
Over ten years?...who knows what will happen over that period of time...think back to what has happened over the past ten years.
Kinda pales in comparison to this yearly budget:
$533.7 billion for the Department of Defense base budget in 2010, a four-percent increase over 2009
“I’m worried that I will be the last Republican president.” - George W. Bush