A young economist recently summed up our situation this way: “We owe you a lot of money.  Can we borrow some more to pay you back?”

U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time

(Here’s an earlier post on the “Debt Ceiling”.)

Here’s a ’70s view of media.  Hope they’re wrong.

(PG for brief nudity and images of violence.)

Here’s a ’70s view of 2022.  Hope they’re wrong.


For more far out freakiness, compare this to an earlier post.

Obama has a head for economics…

Economic Speed Bump | Nate Beeler’s ‘Toons | Washington Examiner.

Words are the mirror of the heart.  The more a word is used by a speaker, the more central that word is to the speaker’s true message.  For your consideration:

Paul Ryan's Foreign Policy Speech, Alexander Hamilton Society, 6/2/11

The full text of this speech is available here:  http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/ryan-embraces-exceptionalism-rejects-isolationism-foreign-policy-speech_573194.html?page=1

(This Word Cloud was randomly generated at http://www.wordle.net.)