In the event you wound up with a fruitcake left over from Christmas (and let’s face it, it you had a fruitcake at Christmas, then you have one left over)… well, the little old ladies of Monmouth County have a suggestion for you.
NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman makes a compelling argument for why we need to reinvest in America, especially with regard to our science and engineering talent.
My fellow Americans, we can’t continue in this mode of “Dumb as we wanna be.” We’ve indulged ourselves for too long with tax cuts that we can’t afford, bailouts of auto companies that have become giant wealth-destruction machines, energy prices that do not encourage investment in 21st-century renewable power systems or efficient cars, public schools with no national standards to prevent illiterates from graduating and immigration policies that have our colleges educating the world’s best scientists and engineers and then, when these foreigners graduate, instead of stapling green cards to their diplomas, we order them to go home and start companies to compete against ours.
Yeah… what he said.
Have you ever received a hideous Christmas sweater and forced an audible “thank you” when what you really wanted to cough up was a hair ball? Well, here’s your chance to get even. Design your own Christmas sweater in all it’s ugly glory. Then send it to a friend if you like. This is mine: