The good news is that the US shipping doesn't look near as bad as the rest of the world.
I'm convinced that our stumble will cause other countries to fall. Hopefully, jobs will be coming back to the US as Americans desire to have cheap imported garbage decreases.
1/19/09, the last day of Free America.
Pericles "Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. "
"[T]he people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government and to reform, alter, or totally change the same when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it." --Samuel Adams