National Public Radio is having a tough time. It's being beaten up and knocked down, its good name dragged through the mud. It hurts to watch stumble after bumble by executives of this smart radio network.
In 1993, President Bill Clinton raised taxes and lowered the deficit. The economy took off and produced a budget surplus. Enter George W. Bush. The budget descended into the red again and hasn't recovered yet.
Government has to be about more than making rich people richer. They're rich enough now. It's time we started worrying about the rest of the people and about the future of generations yet unborn.