Maybe our fiscal crisis will give birth to a social renewal.
Maybe extended families will have to stay together to help each other out, young, middle-aged, and old.
P.S. Belt-tightening efforts: Higher education bubble update, the Instapundit.
Encouraging self-reliance. And familial ties.
...the rise of the tea party based on founding principles is a hopeful sign.
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