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Saturday, March 08, 2008

Sorrows of Empire


America can't fill its potholes or keep the lights on or keep its bridges up or count its votes or teach its kids to use birth control or rebuild its storm wrecked cities or get even basic healthcare to its stressed, obese, ill-nourished population, meanwhile "Europe is set to launch the biggest, most sophisticated spacecraft in its history."

2 comments:

Martin said...

All the money goes towards swimming pools and Escalades for the very few.

Jonathan Pfeiffer said...

Uh-oh, we better ramp up our competitiveness!