The Economy

Rod Dreher has a provocative piece about the Bear Stearns bailout, the banking industry, globalism, NAFTA, border hypocrisy, and conspiracies.

My worry is that our leaders — political and financial — envision taking us the way of the European Union, which has stolen in plain sight popular sovereignty from European nations in exchange for greater material prosperity. This worry is exacerbated by my conviction that the American people would go along with it unblinkingly, as long as the cheap consumer goods keep flowing. Am I being, you know, paranoid?