Special interest groups rule Congress, White House

2012-12-12T00:00:00Z Special interest groups rule Congress, White House nwitimes.com
December 12, 2012 12:00 am

The current gridlock in Washington is dangerous economic brinksmanship.

The House of Representatives is held captive by the very wealthy.

The Senate is controlled by a stooge of the White House, which is led by the Prince of Fools.

He believes that higher taxes, more spending and bigger government will solve our debt problems.

All claim to represent the middle class, but they just represent special interest groups from robber barons to bureaucrats to welfare queens.

Markets work because they punish failure. Governments don't work because they reward it.

We can choose our actions, but we cannot avoid the consequences.

- Jim Hoffman, Valparaiso

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