A few Wall Street and big-corporate types are getting very rich (richer) at the expense of the rest of us. But don't blame us," Wall Street says, "Look over there!"
Circumstances in our economy today lead people to the wrong conclusions about unions. Working people feel increasingly powerless, and this weakens support for the institutions that would come to their assistance
Making filibustering senators talk all night gives the public an opportunity to rally, one way or the other. It also, frankly, puts on a show, which will engage the public, restoring interest in government. This is good and we should do it.
Next week, the President delivers his State of the Union speech. This is an opportunity to announce that we are going to do unto China as China is doing unto us. Enough!
The way to get out of the debt is to invest in the human capital of the American people and grow out of the debt. The president took us in the right direction tonight, and should be thanked and congratulated.