Part 2: Economy Flight 666 – Our One-Way Ticket to Zimbabwe
by Davos Sherman Okst
Tue, 15 Feb 2011
In the fine book “I.O.U.S.A.” former Comptroller General David Walker said, ”[The] fourth and most serious of all is a leadership deficit.” The material I reviewed underscores Walker’s observation.
I’m a huge Paul Ryan fan. I’m impressed with his handle on our budget. I give him a tremendous amount of credit for addressing our dismal fiscal situation head on. I commend him for making it the center of his work. This is something most politicians refuse to even mention, let alone address in public.
Congressman Ryan is working to solve it. As much as I like, admire and respect Representative Ryan – I have to sate: He epitomizes Walker’s illustration of our biggest deficit. He does not have the economic vision to see the picture and he is therefore stunted from forming a dynamic and cohesive plan that will solve our problems.
This is entirely evident from the compilation of video clips.
The one thing 15,000 hours of flying taught me is this—when there is an emergency, or even an anomaly, the procedure for saving one’s assets boils down to 5 simple steps: