Friday, July 11, 2008

May You Live in Interesting Times (BJ Lawson)

North Carolina congressional candidate BJ Lawson has some excellent analysis on our deteriorating financial situation:

For those who study our financial system, the past few weeks have been interesting, and concerning. I don’t know if it’s possible to overstate my concern for our future — both as citizens as the United States of America, and as inhabitants of a world that is increasingly interconnected yet dependent on a fundamentally flawed financial and monetary system.

If asked to pick one word to describe why I’m running for Congress, that word is sustainability. Sustainability doesn’t mean stability, it doesn’t mean safety, and it doesn’t mean protection from life’s inevitable uncertainties. Sustainability does mean recognizing and obeying the natural laws that govern of our world.

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