“Every nation gets the government it deserves,” said 18th century French philosopher Joseph de Maistre.
If true, and we suspect there is justice here… the United States is a nation of no-good deadbeats.
For the nation hosts a spendthrift government perpetually on the borrow.
By some metrics, the United States now takes on more debt in one year than it did in the first 200 years of its lovely existence.
Its gross national debt rose $1.27 trillion in fiscal 2018… to a record $21.5 trillion. Continue reading