Yule shall overcome: Christ is our hope in times of scarcity
Amid cries of economic catastrophe, let holiday cheer take the place of fear.
This year promises to be a blue Christmas for many. Given the angry tone of the political conversation out there, it might even be a black-and-blue Christmas.
More than two years after the technical end of the Great Recession, weaving along the edge of another, Americans have watched each other on C-SPAN and CNN, on MSNBC and Fox News, sometimes shouting, sometimes in reasonable discussions, sometimes wallowing in the most lurid and destructive hyperbole.