So…let me see…congressmen and senators make a political football out of disaster relief, with Republicans demanding budgets cuts to offset federal expenditures that would go towards helping victims of the earthquake in Virginia and flooding caused by Hurricane Irene in the Northeast.
Yet these same geniuses have no problem burning through an unfettered flow of untold billions of dollars on interventionist nation-building adventures in far-flung places halfway around the globe.
> by Phil Schwab, Williamsville
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