But we reject the belief that America must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future.
President Obama’s Second Inaugural Address
As succinct a statement of the problem we face as a country as I have yet seen. This is the politician’s deception, the concept that we do not have to choose . All resources are finite. Resources used carrying for the elderly can not be used to educate the young.
This is the lie that politicians have been propagating for over half a century. It was never true. It still isn’t.