The great challenge to America is how to break the hold of this mentality and bring all of this human capital into productive society, because we cannot afford to keep expanding benefits endlessly and have ever fewer people work.
I am very big on self-sufficiency. I believe in responsibility, hard work and education. Maybe I’m Jewish after all….
About the Author: Sara Lehmann, a freelance writer living in Brooklyn, was formerly an editor at a major New York publishing house.
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