Same here for about the last 8-10 years.
Well....till I discuss politics with a blithering idiot. (see rex's nuke japan thread)
Perhaps a way to earn your vote would do the trick.
But the non producers are begining to win and although the process will take a while our place in the world will change very slowly. Rome declined for almost 250 years before the finale bell.
True, but things move much faster now. The only thing that keeps it at bay now is we have a shitload of planes, missles and ships.