Strip mining the American public
Last updated 7/3/2008 at Noon
Our economy is coming to grips with the inevitable results of the Bush economic theory: take all profits now and don’t worry about tomorrow – spend big, but don’t tax.
Eisenhower warned in his farewell speech, “As we peer into society’s future, we – you and I, and our government – must avoid the impulse to live only for today, plundering, for our own ease and convenience, the precious resources of tomorrow. We cannot mortgage the material assets of our grandchildren without risking the loss also of their political and spiritual heritage. We want democracy to survive for all g...