Facts worth considering, or living by.
“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” –John Adams (1770)
Our masters in Washington seem to have ignored the obvious.
PS: My brother just sent me a quote that is good advise ignored, of course.
What Have We Learned… in 2,067 Years?
“The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance.”– Cicero, 55 BC