Acrimony and Division

Michael Barone writes: “…American politics has returned to its combative, partisan, divisive default mode. In the 1790s, Americans were divided over a world-wide war between commercial Britain and revolutionary France. Political strife was bitter. In the antebellum years, Americans were deeply split over issues from the Bank of the United States to slavery in the…

Debt Stupidity

Via Zerohedge: The most disturbing sentence uttered during the debt ceiling debate/government shut down, that should raise some concerns by both political parties, is: “We must increase our debt limit so that we can pay our bills.” I don’t believe this “new center” crap. I don’t believe that people support Democrats because they believe in…