So, as millions of Americans were losing their jobs, their homes, their pensions and their health care, the true believers were busy blocking any attempt to offer them relief. And any renegade Republicans who would dare put the nation’s interests above the party’s – like Senator Lugar – were targeted for removal.
He died in 1997, a full decade before his prophecy almost came to pass when, in 2008 America found itself staring down the barrel of the next Great Depression and the next great war, precipitated once again by an unholy alliance of greed and fanaticism. But for the actions of good men and women who battled to stop the nation’s free-fall into the abyss, we would inhabit a very different world right now – one that I envision clearly through the eyes of someone who lived it once before.
Jesse’s marketing approach thus far has been Internet-based with the creation of a professional website and a Facebook page. The website contains links to Aili’s story and general information and facts about cancer. It also provides an option to donate and the unique ability to recommend a family for donation.
You might say this is ground zero for Mitt Romney’s now-infamous 47 percent of adult Americans “who pay no income tax … who are dependent upon government … who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it.”
You might think, since I’m from Columbus, that I’m automatically a Buckeyes fan. You’d be wrong. I was okay with the Buckeyes when I lived in Cincy, but the closer I got to the psych ward that is OSU fandom, the less impressed I get.
The more time passes, the worse it gets. Three years ago, I was declared legally blind in my left eye. My right eye is bad but stable, but there’s always the chance it could go, too.