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Offline Matthew

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Learn from History already!
« on: August 21, 2008, 01:30:16 PM »
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  • First, let me remind you that the US National Debt is about 9 TRILLION dollars right now.

    To put that in perspective -- 1 billion seconds is 31 years. 1 trillion seconds is 31,000 years!

    How many people think the government "owes" them sometime, or at least that it should be all-powerful, able to remove any suffering?


    The national budget must be balanced. The public debt must be reduced; the arrogance of the authorities must be moderated and controlled. Payments to foreign governments must be reduced, if the nation doesn't want to go bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.

    -Cicero, 55 BC
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    Offline Dulcamara

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    Learn from History already!
    « Reply #1 on: August 21, 2008, 01:43:11 PM »
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  •  :shocked:

     Sometimes it's kind of scary how history repeats so exactly...
    I renounce any and all of my former views against what the Church through Pope Leo XIII said, "This, then, is the teaching of the Catholic Church ...no one of the several forms of government is in itself condemned, inasmuch as none of them contains anythi


     

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