The lead sentence smacked me in the face:
More than half a decade has passed since the recession that triggered the financial panic and the Great Recession…
One of my prior blogs, Mike Cane 2008, was filled with it.
And it is now 2013.
Gone, like — snaps fingers — that!
And outside of maybe Greece, we’re no closer in the First World to having to eat roasted rats to survive.
I suppose I should be grateful that the fraud has metastasized into keeping things generally running. Because an absolute crash would create misery on a scale unprecedented in human history.
And I don’t mean not being able to buy things like food or not being able to pay rent.
What happens to when people can’t be treated for infections?
I fear widespread disease probably more than widespread hunger.
So should you.