I can remember the thought of some of my friends and family members who are invested. The towers were down but the markets were active (though not where they wanted them to be) and not many of my friends chose to pull out of the markets. We had hope.
Then the bookkeeping irregularities were exposed and heads started to roll and corporations started to do the fandango to get out of trouble as politicians and CEOs lined their pockets — but investors who knew what they were doing kept doing what they had confidence in. We had hope.p>We are smarter and more informed (and more opinionated) than ever before, and it is my opinion that this country’s citizens may not have the best people representing them in government and they may not trust the heads of corporations but they have hope in a country that opens its borders to everyone (including terrorists — theological, political or corporate) knowing that one day, the truth will be known and our country will return to stability that grows in the midst of turmoil. br> — Stu Margrey br> Denton, MD /p> p> ROCKY SHANGRI-LA
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online