Gas prices. Food prices. Credit crisis. Recession. Iraq. Iran.
Business as usual or the beginning of major changes for the American way of life?
(My vote: a ‘normal recession,’ which means that some people will be in for a world of hurt but many people won’t feel a thing.)
Social security and Medicaid/care funding.
Solvable problems or pretty much the end of the world as we know it?
(My vote: we’re in deep with no obvious way out. I have no idea what will happen except that it won’t be pretty.)