Why it’s not incredibly easy to flush an American president that says things such as this saddens me…

“I think the trick is figuring out how do we structure government systems that pool resources and hence facilitate some redistribution, because I actually believe in redistribution, at least at a certain level, to make sure everybody’s got a shot,” Obama said at the time.

“Exploiting people’s emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it’s not change, it’s partisanship. We don’t need partisanship. We don’t need demagoguery, we need solutions.” – Paul Ryan

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
George Washington …. a long time ago.