More Thrill of Getting Published.
The whole warped argument about our national debt must be seen in a different light if we are ever going to see the light. I took a modest whack at it in this piece, printed in The Mountain View Telegraph, one of our weeklies hereabouts.
(Unreadable, but cute, no?)
Here 'tis, readable:
What Are Your Government Wants?
Thursday, 21 July 2011 09:09Willis Duff
The word "government" has been mutated by some into "monster," a conniving enormity out to "get in your way." Perhaps it's because the combination of local, state and federal government is just too big for us to see clearly, like fleas have trouble seeing the dog. So it must be a monster.In truth, government is a huge nonprofit whose purpose is to keep our civilization functioning the way we want it to.In the U.S., the government works for you. You are the client. "You" are all of us citizens. We-the-p…