When the Pot Is Boiling Over!
The Unmanaged Money Problem
When the pot is boiling over, people run for a bigger more liberal or a smaller more conservative lid to cover it, made and used from their heroes. The obvious answer is to take the pot off the heat.
The pot of the nation’s debt is obviously boiling over. There are some lids that seem to fit better than others, but they don’t stop the problem. Records show that the national debt has grown at nearly the same rate for all the presidents since the 1960s, though some seemed to solve the recession problem for a few moments of presidential time. The real problem is human greed, and the claim that more fulfilling of our desires, or the American dream, is for everyone to own our own home, and car, and computer, and on and on and on. Most of the economists had something right and some presidents were wiser than others. But the heat has grown hotter! Continue reading
The pot is boiling over and needs taken off the heat. Mass shootings, mostly by young men have raised demands for some kind of gun restrictions, for registrations to restrict felons or people who are psychologically disturbed. These efforts for legal control are costly and almost impossible, even to enforce and do not focus on the heat causing the pot of violence to boil over. Compare the anger of Jared Lee Loughner who killed six and wounded 13 in a Tucson shopping center, including congress woman Gabrielle Gifford; James E. Holmes who killed 12 and injured 70 in a Denver public theater, and Adam Lanza who killed 20 children and six staff adults in Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown. These men would have not been stopped by any laws. They were acceptable in their previous social relationships, and killed innocent people that they did not know or had little contract with. Many other senseless shootings involve mostly young men in urban centers. The anger of these men was motivated by heat that came from another source that should be the target for stopping the killing. Why is looking at that source ignored? Is it because the source is from a politically correct view of the secular establishment that appears good and no one wants to consider wrong? Consider the following.