Don't ya get the feeling we're heading toward a revolution? Everything is broken and everything is connected, so the only real fixes involve fixing everything.
Only half-measures are being taken at best, and we're so deep in the hole that full-measures might actually push us over the brink.
The nation is divided and the extreme right is.... giving me the willies... how 'bout you?
Then there are the other Americans, believing the evening news and, blaming themselves for making bad financial choices as if that explains the economic predicament.
Meanwhile, those in the establishment are enriching themselves, and gathering behind the humongous security network, in preparation for the coming debacle.
What did I forget? Oh yea. The match.
These thoughts paraphrase the thoughts of Czarist Prince Peter Kropotkin's "Spirit of Revolt" 1880.