In Free Fall. By Victor
Davis Hanson America
Excerpt: The contenders for president reflect the loss of confidence of the times. Bernie Sanders is an avowed socialist. Yet scan the record of big government redistributionism here and abroad—from Chicago and Detroit to the insolvent Mediterranean nations of the European Union and failed states like Venezuela—and there is no encouraging model of socialist success. Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination—if she is not the first nominee in American history to be indicted, on possible charges of violating federal intelligence laws, and perhaps perjury and obstruction of justice. Donald Trump has neither political experience nor a detailed agenda, but has charged ahead on the basis of his vague promise to “make
America great again”—a Jacksonian
version of Obama’s equally vacuous 2008 promise of “hope and change.” President
Obama, in response to attacks on his record by Trump—and by Bill Clinton, who
has spoken of “the awful legacy of the last eight years”—is entering the
campaign to brag about the current economy. But to do so, President Obama must
ignore a number of liabilities that are soon coming due.
Read this: "The West and the Tyranny of Public Debt"
I addressed this problem in my short book a few years back: The Coming Collapse of the
: And what you
can do to prevent it. http://www.amazon.com/Coming-Collapse-American-Republic-prevent/dp/1461122538/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1304815980&sr=1-5 American
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