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Can Our Nation Be Saved? by Walter E. Williams

National debt is over $14 trillion, the federal budget deficit is $1.4 trillion and, depending on whose estimates are used, the unfunded liability or indebtedness of the federal government (mostly in the form of obligations for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and prescription drugs) is estimated to be between $60 and $100 trillion.

Those entitlements along with others account for nearly 60 percent of federal spending. They are what Congress calls mandatory or non-discretionary spending. Then there's discretionary spending, half of which is for national defense. Each year, non-discretionary spending consumes a higher and higher percent of the federal budget.

The spending path that Congress has chosen for the last half-century is unsustainable and will end up with economic collapse but little or nothing can be done about it unless I'm grossly wrong about the American people. Americans who detest our country and those who love our country are hell-bent, wittingly or unwittingly, on destroying it.

You say, "Williams, that's not only insulting but shows little trust as well. Explain yourself!"


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The people can be saved and the Republic restored but,

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (corporation formed 1871 in London) is bankrupt. It has been operating in bankruptcy since 1933. Ever since FDR stole the sovereign citizens gold and then passed HJR-192 in June of 1933 the Republic has been shelved. Time to restore the Republic. I hope they have a bailout every week and finally let this pile of dung corporation fail. It is time to acknowledge that we've been duped for the last 78 years and have been living in the matrix. www.teamlaw.net read historical perspective for a background on this subject for those who have never heard of this. We are not voting our way out of this one. God bless.

Williams is great.

He should have Limbaugh's national radio slot.

He was also one of Ron Paul's choices as vice president if he had been nominated in 2008...

And that's saying something!

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

I'd vote for him.

I'd vote for him.