It’s been a tough and trying year, hasn’t it? The global recession is the deepest and broadest in recent history, and people are frustrated with the government’s responses to it – either it’s too much or it’s not enough. The national and state credit cards are nearly maxed out but our elected leaders want to do more with phantom dollars, an accounting trick we individual consumers can’t use.
We are still a nation at war and will be for the foreseeable future, and some say it’s too much and others not enough. Ordinary citizens are called racist, “un-American” or worse for exercising their First Amendment rights, and the divide between elitists and ordinary Americans, statists and libertarians, liberals and conservatives, has become an ocean that’s too stormy to cross. (more…)