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.
This tip is for anyone who does or does not use a rangefinder while bowhunting, here is a simple and easy way to judge the distance to your game. Whether you’re in a tree or on the ground you can use this method at any time. Marking the distance before a hunt from your stand is a helpful way to determine the distance. I use either colored pins and/or hunters tape to mark trees at 20, 30 and 40 yards in 3 different spots around my stand. With those 9 markers I have a good chance that...