Throughout this country’s history there have of course been systematic efforts to create an official underclass.
Anything in history or nature that can be described as changing steadily can be seen as heading toward catastrophe.
When President Obama entered the White House, the economy was in a free-fall. The auto industry: on its back. The banks: frozen up. More than three million Americans had already lost their jobs. And America’s bravest, our men and women in uniform, were fighting what would soon be the longest wars in our history.
American policy seems to be wed to a perpetual state of war. Why? History shows that the world will always be in flux or turmoil, with different peoples competing for visibility and power. The U.S. cannot fix the fate of every nation.
Great men are usually the products of their times and one of the men developed by these times takes rank with the greatest railroad leaders in history.