The absence of public discourse concerning the striking similarities between our current economic situation and that of pre-Great Depression America suggests that our history is about to repeat itself. We are facing a looming financial catastrophe with no understanding and no preparation. With fearless leaders, we could take the right steps now to avoid the coming calamity. What crisis will finally push us over the edge?

Hang on to those SUVs. We may be living in them soon.

Steven G. Wheaton