Hey kids! I was reminded (thanks, genuinely, Rick) that I have been neglecting our little community. My apologies (sincerely). I like y'all and want to be active in our discussions. I've gotten out of the habit of checking in, and you all know how hard it is to break habits.
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.
Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich