We have a new vocal group in Exeter that I call the DITZY CHICKS. Their main song is, give me all your money, give me all your money, give me all your money, honey. It seems that Maggie, Julie and Donna as they are known to non spending music lovers have one thought in mind and that is to spend money; YOUR MONEY/OUR MONEY.
At the Exeter deliberative session there seemed to be a steady theme of spend, spend, and when your bored let’s spend some more. They want us to authorize up to 4 million dollars in matching funds to finance projects that the town either has voted down in the past or the project was withdrawn so the voters would not vote it down, like the new town office building proposal. No matter how you look at this 4 million is still a lot of money to raise on our property tax camel’s back system; referencing the straw that broke the camel’s back.
We are now in a trend, nationally and locally; where when you’re in debt, spend your way out of it. At face value this does not pass the common sense test or the smell test.
As a country we are so far in debt that what is facing us can only be described as catastrophic in nature. We are facing a depression that makes the 1930’s look like a minor monetary correction. This is not the scare and fear tactics put out by the democrat socialist liberals who blame everything on George Bush (who was not a fiscal conservative). Bush’s spending habits got the republicans in trouble because they did not have the courage to stop or even slow down the spending train. Bush is gone and the socialists have taken over, this will probably put the death nail in the American way of life as we know it. Unfortunately, the U.S will probably be facing bankruptcy with U.S money close to worthless, especially if the Chinese and Arabs dump U.S dollars.
So whether it is on a national level or our musical local level, I predict we are in trouble.