This week's issue of BusinessWeek magazine had a startling tidbit:
"What's really propping up the Economy...
Health Care has added 1.7 million jobs since 2001. The REST of the private sector?
Add a little inflation, sprinkle on a expanding astronomical national debt due to a war over half the country did not want, throw a cherry of blatant consumer illiteracy and stupidity on top to form a wonderful picture of the world to come: Some seriously bad indigestion. What is it going to take for people to change? (I don't mean to sound like John Mayer, but he has a point.)