by Cal Thomas Mon, 5/16/2016 | Tribune Content Agency, LLC
Losses without gains
By Cal Thomas
Tribune Content Agency
“If you won’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.” — quote attributed to numerous sources
Historically, when our nation has transitioned from one way of life to another, there has usually been some optimism about what was to come. That was true at the time of the American Revolution and it was true as we moved from an agrarian society toward the Industrial Revolution in the mid-18th through mid-19th centuries.