AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
"The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations." `Thomas Jefferson
Many religious groups seem to be celebrating Christmas and more power to them. The rest of the year they can do whatever it is they do but they want to have fun as much as anyone else, and be good neighbors with the decorations, small gifts and all.
What a bunch of fun free grouches there are in this world.