Let's Talk About the Democrats' Intransigence

A mentor and old cold warrior once told me a tale about a young boy who, every day, rode a bicycle through a security checkpoint along the border of a war-torn Middle Eastern country. The guards grew ever more suspicious and, in a futile effort to look for contraband, began to randomly cut open the sandbags the boy always had strapped across the back of his bike. After a few months, the guards faced the boy down and said: "Look kid, we know you're stealing something. So admit it now and we'll let you go. What is it?" The boy, sweating profusely, replied: "Bicycles."

The lesson here is that there is often much going on, right beneath our noses, that no one discusses. This is surely the case with regard to the tiresome "fiscal cliff" coverage in the media. ...740 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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