Everybody panic! We're all going to die!!
Is everything spinning out of control? Midwestern levees are bursting. Polar bears are adrift. Gas prices are skyrocketing. Home values are abysmal. Air fares, Iraq, and against terrorism.and health care border on unaffordable. Wars without end rage in
The can-do, bootstrap approach embedded in the American psyche is under assault. Eroding it is a dour powerlessness that is chipping away at the country's sturdy conviction that destiny can be commanded with sheer courage and perseverance.
Get a grip, people. Good lord. Know how a lynch mob loses all rationality as anger feeds anger until anything can happen? This is like that, but with fear instead of anger. How did we get to the point where there is such a disconnect between perception and reality?