- claim Embattled Governor Scott Walker says Wisconsin is “broke,” and cites the state’s $3.6 billion budget shortfall as justification behind his controversial union-busting bill.
- skepticism Walker just signed a bill mandating a 2/3 majority vote to raise taxes, making it way more difficult to corral the funds that could help bite into his state’s deficit. source
Facticity (throwness): We find ourselves existing in a world not of our own making and indifferent to our concerns. We are not the source of our existence, but find ourselves thrown into a world we don’t control and didn’t choose.
This is still relevant today.