Let Me Off the Stupid Train!


Just thought I would look back a year and see if anything has changed that would change my viewpoint. No! I’m still on the Stupid Train

A Yearning for Publius

There is a train called “Stupid.”

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Help! I’m on a runaway train ride and I can’t get off. The engineer has put the locomotive on full speed with a boiler full of (borrowed) coal. And … and … and he has left the throttle station, locked the door behind him and is now lecturing his passengers, me included, on the merits of train safety.

I close my eyes and try to pretend this is not happening, but can’t help peeking out between my trembling fingers at the passing scenes.

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The debt history billboard flashes by and I see the green surplus years of the Clinton/Gingrich years followed by the serious rise in deficits during the Bush 43 years. I also notice the the debt bars are getting shorter (a good thing) during the latter parts of the Bush 43 years.

Then comes Obama and a drop that reminds me of…

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