Wednesday, December 8, 2010

No Free Lunch...

These two Gallup poll results, from the same day, illustrate the present dichotomy among the American populace:

66% of Americans (but not the same 66%) favor extending both the Bush tax cuts and unemployment benefits.

Large majorities also want to increase FDA and USDA regulation, while a plurality wants to postpone cuts in Medicare payments to doctors. In other words, the American people want increased government services, but don't want to pay for them.

People need to be reminded that there's no such thing as a free lunch.

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