Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The 'Hundred Days' of Reform Demur

Almost a half century ago a time of relative tranquillity was characterized with long afternoons on the golf course. The kindly looking father figure possessed enormous support from his nation. Prosperity was expanding, families enjoyed each other and the era was known as a 'Golden Age'. He was called 'Ike' and America knew her own identity. An atmosphere of innocence and self esteem was proudly worn, and people did not fear to express their pride in the country. Government was relatively small, and roads for commerce attracted their attention. It seems to be a description from another planet, not just several decades ago. Then why does George the younger, convey a sense of dejavu? 

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