Letter: Our soaring national debt
Published 10/18/2010, West Central Tribune
History is very clear about this. America was founded as a republic. However, over the years, it has morphed into the two- (or three- or four-) party system that we have today, except that now we now call it a democracy. With it came the welfare state — not that everyone is on welfare, but we’ve created so many entitlement programs that it almost seems like it.Word count: 348
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