This Thanksgiving finds America amid transitory times. Some good, some not so much, but change is inevitable and it comes whether we humans are ready or not.
Look around. Change is everywhere in nature and the universe. Transitions are often disruptive and painful. Our country is enduring such a period, and more than a few people are feeling the labor pains of the re-birth of a compromised country. In order for this to occur a reordering of power, wealth and purpose must take place. The shuffle has begun.
The titans of the financial industry (auto, and more to come I'm sure) have fallen off their white and very lucrative horse. May they look around while they are down on the ground and see the common man and woman. It's time for a slice of humble pie and a reality check guys. Why not give back the millions of dollars you gained at the future expense of subprime victims and American taxpayers? If you're looking for atonement for your irresponsible follies, may I suggest you begin with your checkbook. Children are hungry and homeless in America. If you won't give the money back, at least do some good with it.
The American taxpayers will not tolerate $600,000,000 bonuses and stock options for company executives they bailed out of bankruptcy. Fatcats, it time to trim your portion of the profitability pie--a thin sliver will have to suffice.
Oh, and park the company jets until the American taxpayers are repaid.