American Dream Irony

With all the recent news of instability in the US financial system (consider today's news of JP Morgan purchasing rival Bear Stearns for the laughable price of $2/share) contributing to the all round malaise felt by many, I found the following picture particularly telling:

Bread Line During the Louisville Flood, Kentucky, 1937

My intention is not to be apocalyptic. But it's good to remind ourselves.

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- March 16, 2008 8:12 PM // Politics