I've been saying this all along. It's politicians in general. When we can get more folks in office that are really in touch with voters and care about the well-being of the country, only then can we breathe a sigh of relief. Until then our jimmies shall stay rustled.
Originally Posted by joeski3d
It's obviously more of a spending problem. And the main problem is the party in charge doesn't want to curb spending because money money money. Both parties are more than happy to make the other look like the bad guy instead of actually managing the spending problem. It's easy enough to make it look like they are doing everything they can to cut back til it hurts but those guys make unreasonable compromises.
"Economics cannot answer such normative or prescriptive questions about how much of our market incomes, if any, should be transferred to poor families. This is a political question that can only be answered at the ballot box, or in some countries, at the point of a gun."