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.
- There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
- Idealistically, everything should work as you planed it to. Realistically, it depends on how idealistic you are as to the measure of success.
- Better to be a pessimist before, and an optimist afterwords.
It looks like white people have to be encouraged to work, while black people work in spite of being encouraged to not work. If anything, it demonstrates that black people have a superior work ethic while white people are lazy. IMO, that sounds very anti-white.
And, no, I've already said that it's easier for women to live alone now, or more to the point, to live with their illegitimate children. Perhaps that is one reason why marriage is less common than it used to be.
Selfishness is another big reason, of course, that and failing to plan for the future.
Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?
"It is only when men contemplate the greatness of God that they can come to realize their own inadequacy." Jean Calvin