Instapundit points out the source of it, in the future. And not the distant future.
I think that most of the nation’s fiscal problems are. Something that can’t go on, won’t.
Rest in peace.
He wrote great fiction, but his economics was short sighted.
In general, SF writers aren’t that great at economics — (too) many of them are, after all, leftists, particularly the New Wave types. Heinlein was one of the few who generally got it right.
Are Obama and Kerry passing it? Gee, in the olden days, of Boooosh, having dozens of countries with us, but not France, was “going it alone.” Now, apparently France, and no one else (other than Turkey), is the World United.
And yes, I am back from Alaska, though we didn’t make it to Seward — the weather was too crummy — but we did take a walk in Kincaid Park in Anchorage, and saw a bull moose fifty feet off the trail. But we have relatives visiting for the weekend, so posting will remain spotty.
…then back up to Anchorage late this afternoon for the flight back to SoCal.
Obama: “I didn’t draw that. Somebody else made that happen.”
It’s always someone else’s fault with this schmuck. And don’t get me started on the hypocrisy, after all the things he said and did as a US senator. I’m waiting for an apology from him, Kerry, Hagel and Clinton to George Bush. I won’t hold my breath.
What an economically stupid idea. Particularly if you think that Washington can come up with one, one-size-fits-all, for the entire country, from Omaha to New York City.
… and then, south to Copper Center. Be good in comments.
On Saturday, we took a guided tour of the Denali Park HQ area. The ranger pointed out a rock where the children of the early park officians used to play, a century ago. “We’d never let them do that today,” she said. “Kids today aren’t as tough.”
I spoke up, and told her, “Kids today are just like kids in any other day. It’s the parents that are different.” Several of the (older) people in the group nodded.