Honesty and integrity are crucial for success in today's world.
If you can fake these, you've got it made!
"Politicians don't want any type of constraint on their ability to buy votes with other people's money."So they pretend their policies will benefit you, even as they know the truth is the complete opposite. Today the National Debt share of every man, woman and child in the USA is north of $50,000. Yet you have nothing to show for it, while politicians of all persuasions keep the reckless spending going.
"For a country whose entire financial system collapsed, Iceland is doing remarkably well."And Iceland's voters are not saddled with enormous debts while the owners of the banks and their bond-holders, laugh all the way to, er, the bank.
"Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats."
- Dr. Thomas Sowell, African-American economist, University Professor, syndicated columnist, prolific academic author