Does it really make fiscal -- or moral -- sense to persecute pot smokers and squander billions to incarcerate marijuana merchants while the robber barons of Wall Street remain free to fleece us all?
Bottom line: the federal government is now one of the largest owners of bank equity out there. So please -- stop telling me that the statement "spread the wealth around" is a dangerous statement.
Canada has a form of democratic socialism yet I don't see them suddenly amassing an army and marching across the border to impose their health care system, crazy accents, and Moulson beer on us. Inflicting Celine Dion on us was enough.
The language of the McCain-Palin campaign now goes far beyond the divisive language that has most typically characterized U.S. political campaigns. McCain and Palin are promoting a perception of Obama as an enemy, not as an opponent.