What in the world is going on?
It feels like the world is racing off a precipice. I know this is just emotional venting, and of little rational value, but we run into economic trouble (brought about by market intervention, not by lack of regulation), and everyone is eager to socialize the economy.
There is no conservative party. There is a socialist party that advocates abortion on demand, and a socialist party that doesn't, at least not as much.
My wife works for a bank; I hope she will get civil service benefits.
Well, since this is a rant, I feel no need to tie it all up into a coherent essay.