"The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed,lest we become bankrupt.
People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."
Who was the bright spark who said this?
(See below for answer).
Cicero. 55 B.C. So, evidently we've learned nothing in the past 2,067 years.