Recently, a letter was printed that indicated we are a "wounded nation." I disagree. The writer complained that his intelligence was insulted by the lies and deceit of President Bush.
We celebrate the freedom envied by much of the world. Our economy is growing at an unprecedented pace. Our unemployment rate today (5.5 percent) is lower than it was in 1996 (6.2 percent), so low in comparison to European countries it should be considered full employment.
Sure, there are areas and people having hard times, but overall things are good. Year to date net job growth is at 1.2 million jobs. According to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, the three rounds of tax cuts sponsored by President Bush prevented a severe recession (which started during the last administration) and helped spark the current economic recovery.