So we have been downgraded. The Standard and Poors downgrade of our credit rating was the big thud you heard Friday evening. No doubt, the next few weeks will be spent in earnest effort by anyone in need of votes to ward off impending unemployment making sure you understand how the other guys are to blame for it. It is always the other guys.
As we listen to the clamor of “The tea party did it!” and “Tax and spend liberals did it!” know this. Many of those screaming loudest are the most culpable. Some of yesterday’s big spenders are today’s tea partiers. Of course, all economic policies are not created equal but that is not my point today.
The downgrade, in as much as it is a...READ MORE