If you want to know where we are and where we are headed — Read this. We must hope it does not happen.
The United States of America is the world’s marketplace. Without the worldwide trade generated by American demand, the international marketplace will fail. Today we are witnessing an undeniable demonstration of this fact as world markets reel in response to our domestic financial crisis. This lesson must be burnt into our collective conscience. Our nation is the last repository of free-market economic principles, and a fundamental change in our government toward socialism will spell worldwide economic disaster from which we may never recover.