Posted in Politics by Steven Hayward
offers up this list of the ten wealthiest counties in America
, and whaddyaknow, seven of the ten are clustered near Washington DC. Coincidence? Yeah, sure.
3:01 PM / December 19, 2010
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Nope, no coincidence at all. The Federal government has become an enormous parasite on the body politic, and Washington D.C. is where those spoils are expended for the most part. Nothing could more aptly illustrate the problem -- within the next generation or two, the Fed will be feeding on a corpse if we aren't careful.
Term limits! The elimination of many cabinet agencies! The flat tax! (I realize this doesn't have the same emotional power as "Remember the Alamo," but hey, you gotta start somewhere).