Tuesday, August 3, 2010
...as a nation founded on the idea of a government of, by and for the people lists dangerously toward income inequality and its bedfellow, concentrated economic and political power, while we bequeath to our grandchildren a world in which they travel a network of gravel roads with barely a high school education, they live in cities and towns with failing sewers and water systems, and risk their and our great grandchildren's lives crossing crumbling bridges and overpasses.
But their taxes will be low. I wonder if they'll thank us?
---Maxine Udall via Mark Thoma, 8/1