"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
We are Greece - we just don't know it yet.
And hey, let's just keep things in perspective. If we're not ready to take some time and go join local/state rally's to change our system - just have a seat and put the dogs up, toss back a few tall cold one's and wait for the collective "kiss your ass goodbye" signal, which will be burning tires in large city streets, followed by vandalism, violent protests and a pinch of death/destruction.
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
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.
Cut spending -increase spending? Spending shmending. Jobs jobs. The recovery is a what jobless recovery? OMG thats fu&^%in dumb. NATIONAL MANUFACTURING! Wheres your balls," blind side economic voodo'ers" you all ignore the 800 lb gorilla in the room( Loss of economic security) . Grow America goods and services and sell them from here use the revenue to I know- GROW YOUR OWN Economy! What are you economuic voodo'ers waitin for the Chinese to buy more treasuries? Hell they waited long enough for the collapse and besides watchin the west toil in their own failed greed thru government control and manipulation of the private sector. Probably is kinda satisfying when you see them - help you pull the wool over their own eye's. Romanticism of capitalism is turning to lust for So called conservative Americans who want freedom of the markets. DAMN! Thats a blog: The Lust and greed of freetraders , the new Eroticism of the American right. Oh Ummm , Yeh AhAhAh...