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.
I like that President Obama accords his Asian peers with respect, bowing if tradition calls for it, even though it raises the hackles of some wingnuts. But bowing to the wishes of China is another matter altogether.
When the leaders of the G-20 nations arrive in Pittsburgh, I want them to know I am fomenting revolution -- Industrial revolution. Specifically, a 21st-century burgeoning of green manufacturing in the United States.