A special thanks to readers for writing one of my columns while I went on vacation to Italy for a couple weeks.
I appreciate all their great insights on the bailouts and where the economy is really headed.
One of my favorite lines came from Julaine Barribeau of Wausau, Wisc.: “Government of the corporations, by the corporations, and for the corporations has reached the levels of corruption that now are untouchable.”
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Meantime, I had a great time rummaging through the ruins of Ancient Rome.
They’re reminders that economies and civilizations are often destroyed by the people who run them.
They’re also monuments to the hope that even after the worst has happened, there’s always a remnant from which to build anew.