I have confidence that despite the leftist goofiness we see on here, with the OWS, and in much of the media, the majority of the American people will try seriously to turn things around after the next election. That election, and it cannot be overstated, will determine whether America eventually succeeds or fails.
Then why is the United States trillions of dollars in debt and counting?
If you can pay for these things why don't you?
The government can't even present a budget much less balance one.
I have no idea where you get your optimism but it certainly isn't based on any kind of reality.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers