Americans are hard at work at staying in debt

by J Scott Christianson, Columbia Daily Tribune Columnist

Oh what a fun time!

Presidential primaries are in full swing, and the stock market is dropping nearly 300 points every day. It’s like watching a WWE cage match taking place on the deck of the Titanic. If anything, it lets us see how candidates react under pressure. Some, such as Rudy Giuliani, run back to their corner screaming, “Tax cuts, tax cuts,” while others such as Ron Paul and John Edwards come out swinging against the corporate takeover of the economy only to be…