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Restoring Confidence

dtalley Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:11 AM
The Right of Ownership is being threatened by the accumulation of debt with too many resources being pressed into service of the structure of government and not able to be used by the people for the creation of wealth- the feeding on the people. One of the primary factors differentiating America from other Western nations is the protection of ownership. As State controls the economy there will be too little left to support the infrastructure of real capitalism. For more visit www.valuesofamerica.com

Help us, we’re falling and we can’t get up again.

Once upon a time -- in 1988 and 1998 to be exact -- the United States was the best country for a baby to be born and raised in, at least according to The Economist magazine.

But the 2013 edition of the magazine’s “where-to-be-born” index has us down at No. 16 -- tied with Germany and one spot ahead of the United Arab Emirates.

Switzerland, Australia, Norway, Sweden and Denmark -- nice countries but not exactly world famous as destinations for millions of people seeking opportunity --...