Time to grow with money that is owed

Commentary | May 11, 2011 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

The era of 9/11 may have been brought to a close last week with the killing of Osama bin Laden. Perhaps we can now orient ourselves to new national constants. For while we were preoccupied with Afghanistan, Iraq and bin Laden, let alone Facebook and America's Top Model, our economy has turned a river of wealth that used to support the middle class into a gated spigot for the wealthy.

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