Perhaps the disconnect between what the economy seems to be doing and the way people feel about it is that many don't necessarily agree that our economic condition and our overall happiness are the same thing.
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The most disturbing part of the Goldman lawsuit is that it confirms Goldman's reputation of doing whatever it takes to win, even if it damages their clients and society as a whole.
As Elizabeth Warren, a good Methodist, warns: The banks are trying everything they can think of to kill financial reform. And we must not let them do that.
The corporate party line is that Bennet is in the Senate now, has amassed power (and big corporate bucks), so woe betide anyone who would consider challenging him in a primary.
The only distinguishing feature of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation's "National Defending the American Dream Summit" was its astonishing homogeneity both in thought and in demography.
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