The campaign contributors are now bloated. Fuller than dead ticks.
Wall Street's losses have been covered. They'll be back to splitting 5's against dealer 6's in no time at all.
Pork has been shoveled into every nook, cranny and crevice.
Some government agencies simply can't spend it any more. They literally cannot spend it as fast as The Teleprompter Jesus has scooped it in their direction.
They should outfit their buildings with something like the (mythical) Roman vomitoria, a room where the wealthy rulers of the empire can go puke when they've consumed too much, but still want to eat more.
And now, according to The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, now that our debt is up north of 12 trillion, now that China has said there isn't enough money on this planet for people to keep buying our T-bills, now that our great-grandchildren will have a diminished quality of life, this man....
....this front man for a pack of Chicago gangsters and con artists is going to stand up in front of the nation Wednesday night and propose a 3-year freeze on discretionary spending.
He's not going to reduce the deficit spending (hovering around $200,000,000,000.00 per month). He just wants to freeze it at the current level.
Imagine your worst identity theft nightmare. Imagine that East side crack whores have stolen your I.D. and your Visa and Mastercard. They know your ATM and bank account passwords, and they are running wild through every mall in the DFW Metroplex.
You know they're doing it, and the police know they're doing it.
The police come back to you, and say that the crack whores have agreed to keep their spending at a certain ridiculous level, and that you should be pleased by their heroic self-sacrifice.
Feel better? I didn't think so.
How much longer are you going to keep putting up with it?