After 220 years of our current government, our nation is $11.7 trillion in debt. The Obama administration just announced that that debt will increase another $9 trillion over the next ten years -- $2 trillion more than they projected earlier this year.
In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville said, "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money."
Two other favorites of his:
- "Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude. "
- "In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it."
It looks at though they want to bankrupt us. That's why we weren't suppose to have fulltime/lifelong politicians. They must not realize and understand what it takes to keep a budget or just not care. Sooner or later we will pay the piper.
A perk of majoring in wildlife biology in college is the plethora of hunting knowledge that you collect throughout your course load. One of the most important factors in whether an area can hold large quantities of animals or produce large antlers is forage.
Most universities, state schools and even community colleges offer basic botany courses and plant ID courses. Although it might not be feasable for the average middle age hunter to pay tuition and go back to college to learn hunting...