"The government, in a desperate attempt to avoid political pain caused by its own foolish economic mistakes and lax oversight, has poured billions into bankrupt companies. Then when those companies pass out bonuses they claim are necessary to retain qualified workers, the political firestorm leads government officials to propose tax rates that would make even British socialists of a half century ago blush."
"We are slipping into debates that have nothing to do with a free economy and everything to do with the government calibrating how to balance the favors it hands out with the inevitable moral outrage those favors engender."
-- John Fund, The Wall Street Journal
See the column below for a hard-hitting, unconventional perspective on the AIG Debacle. Whenever Obama's socialist policies began to receive public "blowback," he goes in search of another scapegoat. "The economy is collapsing? In that case, let's go after . . . Rush Limbaugh. "The people hate our economic policies? Hey, let's tie a can to AIG's tail." Don't be fooled, my friends.
Note: Please click on the Jim Tedisco for Congress link on the top of the sidebar to your right. Also, I hope you'll finish a new and unconventional site that Cindy Reidhead and I have just begun: http://the80percentsolution.typepad.com. It deals with exactly what the GOP must do to stop losing key elections. Please visit.