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Happy New Year?

bloftman Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 9:50 AM
The Republican Party is the party of Wall Street, not Main Street. Perhaps time for a new party or perhaps time to start taking the nullification movement seriously.
johnm h Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 10:08 AM
The democrats are the party of wall street, I don't know who the Republicans represent other than themselves and they even botch that.
The beginning of a new year is often a time to look forward and look back. The way the future looks, I prefer to look back -- and depend on my advanced age to spare me from having to deal with too much of the future.

If there are any awards to be given to anyone for what they did in 2012, one of those rewards should be for prophecy, if only because prophecies that turn out to be right are so rare.

With that in mind, my choice for the prediction of the year award goes to Bret Stephens of the Wall...