As evidenced by the failure of our mortgage and loan institutions and the failure of our government to govern with efficiency and care, the corporate approach itself is a failure because it doesn't take humans into its equation.
I believe that our government should adopt two national economic goals: To be a productive nation steadily growing a large per capita GDP and to share widely the prosperity made possible by that productivity.
You could have dismissed Virginia as leaning conservative and New Jersey as unique in their anger at Corzine. But there is no excuse for Massachusetts, and three is an undeniable trend. Is it fair to blame that problem on Kaine?
I'm not trying to understand what is happening at the mall but rather at the White House -- first under the presidency of George W. Bush and now under Barack Obama, the first US president who is also a superbrand.
We can build a real populist movement that isn't funded by corporate America, that actually cares about the American people and throws the crooks out, and that fights the elites who have captured our government.
Andy Rooney hates what Chevron is doing -- leaving 18 billion gallons of wastewater and 17 million gallons of crude oil to pollute Amazonian communities, and then trying to pretend that nothing ever happened.