America’s last hope?

Published 12:00 am Sunday, April 17, 2011

The national debt exceeds $14 trillion — 1 trillion is 1 million, million. Deficits are projected to exceed $1 trillion each year, without end. Entitlements (mandatory spending) cost more than tax revenue.

America approaches fiscal disaster, yet the driving force of most people and politicians remains senseless ideology. Congress is hopelessly deadlocked, the left seeks tax increases and the right spending reform. The people want anyone but themselves to sacrifice.

Instead of leadership, President Barack Obama offers only reaction to his opposition. To avoid insolvency, the people must cast ideology and selfishness aside, and man-up for America.

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Patriotism is her only hope.

Chet Barber