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 Have Americans been so fat and happy for so long and become such believers in our own exceptionalism, that we can’t face hard realities? Certainly our politicians think that’s the case—we continue to hear the President’s numbing sugar-coated talk about green jobs and job training programs that will turn the unemployment rate around. Every week he’s at another factory in shirtsleeves wearing goggles. Meanwhile many of our public high schools graduate students with barely minimal functional reading and writing skill sets, and colleges pamper students with grade inflation and pay football coaches multiples of engineering and science professors.

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