"Where I come from, the description of a nation that leaves its children behind in hunger while showering its upper classes with lavish amounts of more luxury than they know what to do with evokes pictures of present-day Somalia or latter-day Rome and the let-them-eat-cake France of Marie Antoinette. Not of a socially and politically highly developed society of the 21st century."http://theautomaticearth.blogspot.com/
Ilargi at The Automated Earth makes point that should be blindingly clear to all of us...where this is going, and where it will end. Eventually.
Are you and your family ready?