Fear and greed move the stock market, and the fear has grown into paranoia.
If people are in a good mood, they read the news through rose-tinted glasses, and not even another Islamic State (ISIS) beheading of an American could scare them away from buying stocks.
The crash in the market in Shanghai set off fears that have been tucked away in the back of the minds of anyone who ventures to hear or see what is going on in the world.
It seems that the constant Obama administration’s propaganda that the Middle East will fall apart without a “two-state” nightmare is not driving people to sell stocks.
There are real fears out there, no matter how much the White House tries to camouflage them with President Barack Obama’s playing golf with Steph Curry and taking a popularity hitchhike on Jon Stewart’s coattails.
A poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research named the threat of terrorism and the Islamic State (ISIS) as the most worrisome foreign policy issues.
Next on the “worry list” is immigration.
Here are 17 other Americans’ fears that no longer are blinded by greed:
— A Congressional veto of the deal with Iran will cause Iran to become more militant and encourage it develop a nuclear weapon and encourage Hezbollah terrorist attacks on the shores of the United States.
— Congressional approval of the deal with Iran will pave the way for Iran to build a nuclear weapon and fund Hezbollah terrorist attacks on the shores of the United States.
— Donald Trump will become the Republican presidential nominee.
— Jeb Bush will become the Republican presidential nominee
— Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic presidential nominee.
— Bernie Sanders will be the Democratic presidential nominee.
— Joe Biden will be the Democratic presidential nominee.
— The Islamic State (ISIS) will behead another American.
— Mexican immigration will destroy America.
— Homosexual marriages will destroy America.
— The Supreme Court will destroy America.
— ‘Millennials” will be lucky if they get 50 percent of Social Security payments.
— Drug care will be non-affordable.
— Joe Biden will be the next U.S. president.
— Donald Trump will be elected president.
— Hillary Clinton will be elected president.
— Jeb Bush will be elected president.
— Bernie Sanders will be elected president.
What happened to the fear that the Arab-Israeli struggle endangers America’s security?Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu