You are the most powerful citizens of the most powerful country in the world. Your country needs you. You have the influence, the means, and the brainpower to turn this economy around, but you must know the facts. You must hear the cold, hard truth.
On October 21, I was a guest on The Rick Amato Show, a very conservative political talk show on the new cable TV channel One America News Network. Amato and the other guests did their best to tag-team me on Obamacare and the Tea Party. It was a real slugfest!
Since the government started collecting economic data around World War II, we have accumulated plenty of evidence to measure each party’s success at “dealing with the economy” — and none of it makes Republicans look good.
Today’s debate may be polarized, but no one seriously expects half the nation to secede because of it. And yet, in the early days of the American experiment, that’s how controversial the national debt was.
We are a warlike nation.
We look around us to find someone to attack.
I hope he tries to stop it:
Our President Barack.
It’s no surprise that the poverty rate rose to 15 percent during the Great Recession. A century of progress has been forgotten.