I feel strongly about national security, but if we can't fund it properly because we are broke, we probably can't have security anyway. Poverty breeds civil unrest and much worse.
So, how does one measure a nation's poverty? There are several ways, but consider the national debt... Click here to see it then recall all the faith the world has in the United States as the pinnacle of financial stability.
What happens when that changes? Why are some observers more worried about climate change, than global economic calamity, lawlessness and the chaos that is looming in our midst?
We need more leaders like Mr. David M. Walker. This post is dedicated to his mission. Some think I'm joking when I say that what we need in Congress and the White House right now are accountants. I'm actually quite serious. Mr. Walker, by the way, was an Arthur Andersen partner several years ago .