$296 billion is a lot of money. Twenty-two months is a long time. But that's not the cost of the most recent bailout and 22 months isn't a prediction of how long our economic crisis will last.
From Joan of Arc to Sir Thomas More, courageous martyrs continue to inspire us. Their powerful witness is memorialized in homilies, books, and even movies.
Next week, leaders of the G-20, the 19 countries with the largest economies and the European Union, will meet in London.
It would have been the last thing they expected. They thought this was their chance to discredit him on a point of law they thought was safe ground.
Many people claim the economic crisis and fixing immigration are incompatible issues or competing priorities.