Does the waitress have her back turned? OK . . . cheese it!
While I was taking Jenna out to poop this morning, I walked by a USA Today box at the corner of 20th and Highland and saw this headline:
Wars may cost $2.4T
Estimate covers Iraq, Afghanistan at cost of $8,000 per U.S. resident
And in the online edition, I found this:
Wow, $2.4 trillion worth of wars and an incredibly expensive missile-defense system. In other words, a perfect time to make those tax cuts permanent!
Going back to the Iraq/Afghanistan story, that subhead jumped out at me because I don't remember ever having received an $8,000 bill for anything. I'm pretty sure I'd remember that, because I don't have $8,000 to spend at the moment. I'd be willing to bet there are a lot of people out there in a similar situation, and if there are millions of people out there who don't have $8,000 to spend, then I kind of wonder where the government is getting this $2.4 trillion to spend.
But whatever; I'm sure my kids and grandkids will take care of it.