Sunday, October 21, 2012

The Road to Decline: America's Self-Inflicted Wounds

Sometimes it take an "outsider" to see things the way they are. 

"America’s greatness was very much a function of the visionary pragmatism of its founding fathers."

"The common sense decision to pursue liberty, equality and individual well-being was achieved through creativity, openness and consensus based on compromise.  American leadership internationally is based on not only its economic prosperity, but also the sense of hope it brings to those who seek peace and development. The country has achieved great things and the American dream stays alive in a society that offers all the possibilities that are created because America is a leader in the pursuit  of open markets, technological innovation, and equal opportunity."

"Unfortunately, this sense of hope will wane if America continues on its current path."