There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
"America's Triple-A credit "at one time that that meant something to politicians in this country. Kinda looks like its being used as a bargaining chip for the republican party now. This can mostly be traced back to the decision by george the second, that wars should be kept off the general budget; the old outa site outa mind theory.
The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say
however, in other places on this forum I have gone through the numbers and described the effects of personalized accounts on low-income workers. namely, they can retire financially independent, and even in a worst-case-scenario they make more than twice as much in returns as they would from Social (in)Security. A man could never make more than 32 K a year his entire working life, and still retire a millionaire.
“If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.”
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump