Saturday, February 17, 2007

Freedom isn't free

Damn straight it isn't! It's costing U.S. 41% of our tax dollars for that dumb idea of killing people around the world so that we can sit and fart and watch football in the safety of our living rooms. Meanwhile we're putting a whole 1% towards non-military international programs and another whopping 2% into science, energy and the environment!
Check it out at the Friends Commitee on National Legislation.
And if that isn't bad enough, a new study by Unicef puts the U.S. and U.K. at the bottom of the list of "modern" countries in the child well being catagory.
And we want the rest of the world to be like U.S.? Those socialist Scandinavian countries are kicking our ass in everything from economics to healthcare, education and overall quality of life! I think I'd rather switch than fight!


At 2/17/2007 10:37 AM, Blogger Peacechick Mary said...

Wow! Paul, you really truly hit the mark on this post. Well done, sharp and right to the point. Good energy. Keep it up, man.

At 2/18/2007 1:59 PM, Blogger beachblogger said...

Dear Deisel,

Wow is right! that's a good site. Bush is just printin' money and putting the future in hock saying "Rapture save me now!"

peace, peter

At 2/19/2007 5:28 AM, Blogger bluegrrrrl said...

I love it when you get on your soapbox, my man! Makes me feel warm and fuzzy all over...

At 2/19/2007 9:21 AM, Blogger Octavian said...

I agree. I think when President Teddy said "Walk softly, but carry a big stick"; I think he didn't want the stick to be so big that we'd trip over it.

Maybe if we spent more money building schools instead of making bullets, then people might stop killing and learn a thing or two.

At 2/19/2007 2:06 PM, Blogger glenda said...

Hey, Paul, I'd rather switch than fight too...

rant on, bro, because we never get enough of the truth.


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