Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have.
Not only is there more money in my own pocket, but apparently there is more money in the government coffers as well. Yahoo News reported today that the government broke the one day record for tax receipts collecting $61 Billion in one day. Crushing the old record of $56 Billion. The deficit is also going down:
The government's coffers have been swelling this year as tax receipts from both individuals and corporations have been on the rise, reflecting an improving economy. Because of those increases, this year's federal deficit is expected to fall to around $350 billion, down from the $413 billion record in dollar terms set in 2004.
I still think government is too large and that cuts in government spending are needed to subside the deficit and allow the continued reduction of taxes. This however is a good sign that the economy is strong and the tax revenues are increasing.