By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog
It’s all good, right? Americans still maintain their illusion of wealth and normalcy bias. The economy is ‘functioning’. The picture is painted in a rosy cozy light. Hey! – food is still available, the lights turn on, you can go anywhere and gas up your car. Instant gratification. You can still ‘charge it’ with credit your cards. You can consume your way into debt and indulge in a narcissist gratification of a wealthy self-illusion.
And even the dependent class can participate! All this while the government is quietly doling out subsidies to about 161 million people (more than half the population) according to Forbes.com (The country has crossed the entitlement tipping point..). But hey, who cares? Everything seems to be working… right?