I hate to say it, but 2012 can't get here fast enough.
The link: Obama's fiscal fantasyland
The excerpt: For thousands of years, businesses, organizations, governments and even individuals have relied on a basic tool to make sure they do not spend or borrow more than they can service - it is called a budget. Yet, for the first time since 1974, when the current rules were put into effect, the U.S. House of Representatives does not intend to pass a budget resolution. The main purpose of the budget resolution is to set discretionary spending caps for the coming fiscal year.
Another snippet: And do government workers on average work harder, and are they more productive than workers you observe in the private sector?
Whoa there! Let's not get frickin' crazy!
If you answered that one in the affirmative, pour a gallon of water over your head, depress both buttons and insert your tongue into the toaster.