Posted On: Thursday - December 21st 2017 8:54AM MST
In Topics:   Global Financial Stupidity  Globalists  US Feral Government
... about US military might and economic power. Hey, yeah, it's more pundit-on-pundit stuff here, in a style of post I promised not to write too man of, but this is a general theme the Peak Stupidity blog has been harping on.
Mr. Buchanan also seems to live in the past when he writes about the domestic political scene, as if all "our" politicians in Washington, F.S. still follow Roberts Rules of Order and all that (re: Roy Moore). 2 weeks back or so, this column was about the foreign entanglements President George Washington (first time I've written that W-word without distain in a long while) warned us about way back. Just like my previous criticism of Mr. Buchanan on his old-timey-mindset, I don't disagree with the specifics, but he's not seeing the forest for the trees here either.
My comment to him is nothing really new from Peak Stupidity either, but needs to be reiterated:
Let’s just back up and look at the big picture, Mr. Buchanan and readers. Lets’ leave out all the details about who started which war, whether the US should have been involved, what our strategy should be in the future… blah… blah.
AMERICA! IS! BEYOND! BROKE! Do you people get this?! I don’t mean just even-Stephen broke, like with zero in the bank and no cash flow right now. I mean $20,000,000,000,000 in the hole via Treasury bonds and around 10X that in future obligations – that’s peoples’ pensions promised to them, S. Security, health care obligations and all that.
That’s about 200 large owed per actual taxpaying (not filing, but paying) American family, just for the actual present debt, the 20 Trillion. There’s no way to get out of this hole without hyperinflation or default, either of which will eliminate the US dollar as “real” money.
Besides the fact that the US military is full of women, homos, and assorted trans-what-have-you’s and could not fight any serious enemy, we don’t have any money for more war. What are we going to do, call for a cease-fire with the Chinese to allow the container ships passage with the parts we need for helicopters and missiles?
There’s really no point in even writing about any of these details. We need to stay home and get prepped for what’s coming financially. I like Pat Buchanan, and he has written about Feral budget issues before, but he seems to have a blind spot for the financial aspect of what’s going on in America.
Even Ron Paul's writings about foreign policy, though the gist of it is for America to quit interfering in world affairs, still don't usually bring up this simple point. We are like some spendthrift recent-divorcee that still has the credit cards, blowing money here and there on shoes, hair-styling, and granite countertops, as she hasn't realized yet that the money has to come from somewhere. I guess there's a little bit of Wile E. Coyote in all of us.