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  •  "Crises are inevitable." (5+ / 0-)

    Indeed they are.

    But crises should be those which happen due to things OUTSIDE our control, not to those that we can control.

    We can control our impulse to greed.

    It's just that some among us don't want to.

    We used to call them thieves, and if they stole enough money we put them in prison.  Perhaps we could try that again.

    Great diary, as usual, Jerome.  Recommended.

    •  We Call Them Political Parties (1+ / 0-)
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      Both parties are solid Reaganomicists.

      Both agree with his minimization of progressive income taxation and key regulation in anti-trust, media consolidation, finance etc., and in free trade.

      There's nothing left but scraps even for the Democrats to argue about.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Fri Sep 11, 2009 at 08:26:35 AM PDT

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