What did Ostrogoth King Theodoric do when he wanted to restore the greatness of Rome but had no money?
He consolidated power and plundered his own people to raise the cash he needed. He even resorted to looting the tombs of deceased citizens who had been buried with their gold and silver.
President Obama’s recently proposed budget would mean spending almost all current tax revenue just on mandatory programs like Social Security and Medicare. Who, then, will pay for everything else?
Some have proposed higher death taxes on retirement accounts, and others are calling for raising the debt ceiling. This means that those of us who die with money saved, as well as our children, who will inherit enormous amounts of debt, could be punished financially if this budget passes.
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