and Mitt Romney aspires to outdo him.
Makes you proud to be an American, huh? USA! We're Number One (rogue terrorist nation)!
Here's a thought: the gang that calls itself "your government" has no legitimacy whatsoever. Regard their demands for money and obedience the same way you would regard the demands of your local street gang. Sometimes you've got to pay them off, but . . . they're just a gang, you have no moral obligation to let them rule your life.
Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition by Larken Rose