[FoRK] Obama: communitarian, redistributionist, confused? (from NYT)

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Mon Aug 25 20:41:29 PDT 2008


On Aug 25, 2008, at 8:31 PM, Tom Higgins wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 5:24 PM, Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>> The way I see it, we've got a choice between a protracted 12-16  
>> quarter
>> recession and a true, 10+ year Depression --- at a time when China  
>> and India
>> are going to be out-competing us on lots of dimensions.  Serious and
>> probably never recoverable losses of average quality of life for all
>> Americans.  That's not even the worst-case scenario;  it's just the  
>> middle
>> of the road scenario.
>>
>
> So you are pissed that historic trends prevail and the power base is
> moving east to west (fellow traveler)?

I'm not pissed, just rather bemused that we don't seem to have learned  
this lesson.

jb





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