The US economy is collapsing at warp speed, and the major topic discussed on political boards is sex scandals?

What does this have to say about the US electorate? Gold hit a $1000 an ounce today. Oil is marching to $120 a barrel. The USD lost 1.5% value on the currency exchange over night. The FOMC issued $200 billion in treasury notes to cover subprime mortgage holdings in private banks. Home forecloures are up 62% from a... show more What does this have to say about the US electorate?
Gold hit a $1000 an ounce today. Oil is marching to $120 a barrel. The USD lost 1.5% value on the currency exchange over night. The FOMC issued $200 billion in treasury notes to cover subprime mortgage holdings in private banks. Home forecloures are up 62% from a year ago.
And the major concern here today seems to be the sex life of the governor of NY, teenage girls, or whether or not so and so is a racist.
I wonder how many problems could be avoided in this country if people would learn to avoid red herrings and actually research some of the issues that actually effect their lives.
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