Where are we, how did we get here, and where do we go from here? These are questions addressed in an outstanding article by Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz.
To some extent they were also addressed by President Obama in his inaugural address.
But can the politicians in this country face up to their responsibilities to be Americans and not partisan idealogues? Perhaps they can if we help them; if each and every one of us reminds them that they have a duty to the people of America and not just to some campaign contributors.
As we begin this new year, we should not hesitate to remind the politicians that a Republican President with a Republican Majority in both houses of Congress brought us to the brink of an economic depression. This is their chance to bring us back, not by cutting taxes, but by funding education and infrastructure and by ensuring that those who manage our businesses act ethically and fairly.
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Posted January 22, 2013 at 10:41 am, in Free Speech Zone