Even at their most memorable, presidential debates don’t live up to the hype.
“Work. That must be at the heart of our effort to help people build economies that can create jobs for people, young and old alike. Work builds self-esteem. It transforms minds from fantasy and fanaticism to reality and grounding. Work will not long tolerate corruption nor quietly endure the brazen theft by government of the product of hard-working men and women.”
This is who David Foster really is. He graduated from Reed College in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and is an adjunct faculty member of the University of Minnesota. He is the Executive Director of the Blue-Green Alliance, an environmental union group. He was also on the board of Evraz, a Russian steel company. He is currently on the board of directors of Kaiser Aluminum.
And if we go back to the black-and-white TV era. In 1952 the unemployment rate was below 2 percent. The average cost of a house was $73,000 in today’s dollars and a gallon of gas cost $1.62 in today’s money. Also the artificial heart, the hovercraft, optical fiber and the polio vaccine were invented that year. What did we invent this year?