Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Oligarchy

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Oligarchy

Article excerpt

I was reminiscing and remembering when I bought my home for $21,000. Forty years later, the same house is $120,0000. It finally dawned on me the cause of inflation, the real driving force behind what we are taught is the natural consequence of living. It is the immoral, greedy, insatiable appetite of politicians, lawyers, teachers and public employee unions that have realized they can fill their pockets at the expense of the taxpaying public, with no regard for the future or the consequences of their actions.

That wouldn't really be a problem if there were some moral integrity to the process, but there isn't. I and who knows how many others will be moving in with their children. Thousands and thousands of others will be applying for government programs to help keep their homes, and thousands more will move into affordable housing. …

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