This just in …
The Dow is at least two times higher today than it was just 15 years ago.
The employment rate in America for January, 2009, was 92.4% — thus, there are nearly 153 million employed people in this country.
Median home values adjusted for inflation have nearly quadrupled over the 60-year period since the first housing census in 1940. Median home value increased in each decade of this 60-year period, rising fastest (43 percent) in the 1970s and slowest (8.2 percent) in the 1980s.
President Obama is bright, charismatic, and a consensus builder.
Gasoline is only $1.70 per gallon these days. Nonetheless, our migration to alternative energy sources will increase rapidly over the next several years, which will not only will be better for the planet … but it will make us less beholden to oil countries who don’t like us and who don’t share the same values.
Many days are sunny, but precipitation is a wonderful thing too because it provides water to drink and enables plants to grow.
We live in a democratic country, and if you disagree with how the country or your community is being governed, you have a myriad of options as a free citizen for fostering positive change. Also, each vote counts.
If you want to go to school and learn something new, you can do that at any age.
Even in the most densely populated cities, there are parks and open space nearby.
Our pets love us no matter what.