It would be simplistic to blame the shortcomings of the PPP on a single leader or political party. But when things consistently fail in the same way, it’s time to acknowledge systematic issues.
Wyoming is no longer facing a $1 billion budget deficit, creating the chance — but removing the political will — to break the boom-bust cycle.
Mad as Hell?
Remember the movie “Network”? Faye Dunaway and Peter Finch: “I’m Mad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take it Any More.”
The housing collapse, Fannie Mae collapse, AIG $100-plus billion credit default swap collapse, Lehman Brothers …
I heard in high school that those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it. I thought that this meant that if we did not study Greek and Roman history we might repeat their mistakes. No, no, no, the cycle of mistake perpetuation is much shorter, much more modern, like several times within a human lifetime.