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Op-Ed Columnist – We’re No. 11! – NYTimes.com

Stark and candid truth:

Our generation’s leaders never dare utter the word “sacrifice.” All solutions must be painless. Which drug would you like? A stimulus from Democrats or a tax cut from Republicans? A national energy policy? Too hard. For a decade we sent our best minds not to make computer chips in Silicon Valley but to make poker chips on Wall Street, while telling ourselves we could have the American dream — a home — without saving and investing, for nothing down and nothing to pay for two years.

Op-Ed Columnist – We’re No. 11! – NYTimes.com.

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Written by tstaley

September 15, 2010 at 1:07 pm

Posted in Culture

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