On this Thanksgiving Day in our United States we look at the news and can see how fragile our civilization is. Our huge deficits, the unwillingness of our Congress to reverse old spending habits, the disdain of our President for the things that made our country prosperous and great, the ignorance and entitlement mentality of the Occupy Wall Street protestors who are clueless about the human qualities it takes to make a great civilization.
While we have much to be thankful for, we also have a lot of work to do to overcome complacency and fear of how we can so easily lose what we have taken for granted.
This short history of what happened to Argentina is a frighteningly realistic prospect for the United States. We have fulfilled much of Argentina’s blueprint that led to her failures.
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