November 29, 2006
Back in the 60's, the drug, if-it-feel-good-do-it, culture blossomed and young people turned their backs on the institutions of their parents. Those that survived, became parents themselves, with little of worth to pass on to their kids.
Now, countries far to the east are turning out more and better qualified technical people than we are, and they will work for less money than ours. Meanwhile, our attention is riveted upon a rude football player.
John Adams wrote: "There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." His insight is being proved to be all too prophetically true today.