Comptroller General on Our Gov’t’s Finances

David Walker, is comptroller general of the U.S. He says “the most serious threat to the United States is not someone hiding in a cave in Afghanistan or Pakistan, but our own fiscal responsibility.”

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This segment was originally broadcast on March 4, 2007 (CBS). It was updated on July 8, 2007. I resent their mention of 1992 Presidential candidate Ross Perot who talked about these issues, when they non-mention the candidate talking about it today: Ron Paul.

The Media has bored “growth” into our brains as the best barometer of a healthy economy. I wonder if growth isn’t a false metric of economic health. Perhaps “growth” is good for the bankrupt (and greedy) federal government, but not necessarily beneficial for the public.

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