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Trivia Tidbit of the Day: Part 584 -- Globalization.

Our Recent Throwback To 1930s Policy Not A Good Sign-

The world is changing rapidly. Meanwhile, many of our nation's political leaders are feeling nostalgic about the 1960s or 1930s. Republicans had a lot of fresh ideas and a lot of steam behind those ideas in the 1990s but couldn't get anywhere with them with a Democrat in the White House. Unfortunately, despite the persistent myth about total Republican dominance of government during the Bush administration, Democrats still controlled the Senate until after the 2002 elections. Republicans really didn't advance the ball much on all of those pending issues from the 1990s until after 2002.

From early 2003 to early 2005, Republicans got a few things done at the federal level. Pretty major tax relief. Various reforms. But Democrats and saboteur RINOs such as Arlen Specter still had enough votes to kill meaningful entitlement reform, meaningful education reform, meaningful tax code reform, and so forth and so on.

These policies are meaningful. India has more honors students than America has students, and they have no plans to abide by silly climate change treaties. The United States is accumulating debt at an extremely rapid and accelerated pace, all while watching the rest of the world become more competitive as they lower their tax burdens and we either stand still or raise ours.

We needed a change in 2008. That was obvious. We went entirely the wrong direction, however.

This video has a lot of facts and figures about the future of the world, and America's place within it:

We won't make America more competitive through socialized medicine, higher taxes, ignoring the entitlement bubble, and otherwise undermining our limited government roots. We're increasingly carrying around a government-induced burden that is simply not sustainable. More and bigger government is not the cure, it is the very virus that is dragging us down.


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