Obama reportedly asked business leaders what he could do to help create more jobs in America. Perhaps he should have asked these CEOs why, despite numerous pledges to keep good jobs in America, they continue to ship them overseas.
Game over, Wall Street has won big-time, and the Bush-Obama policy has made the financiers whole while largely ignoring the deep plight of the true victims of the economic collapse, the unemployed and the foreclosed.
As I watched the fireworks with my kids on the Fourth, I realized I still believe in this system. If the people in charge were really as evil as the cynics and the conspiracy nuts say, Jay Leno would be dead as an unfunny doornail.
Lots of folks are dissecting Obama's Oval Office speech and delivering diatribes on what's right and wrong with him and the oil world. So I figured I might as well join the fracas since it's the thing to do.