as one who took a severe beatin' when the telecom/.com bubble burst, i note that you may not accurately remember just how the economy was fairing when the hanky panky was going on in the whitehouse!
I believe we are seeing a major turning point in history. Keynesianism has failed, foreign intervention has failed, war has produced poverty and misery worldwide. The current model does not work, and our Empire does not work. This total failure has to change, and we need to present the alternative. Peace and prosperity. Ron Paul
As for major hostilities being over... Maybe. But we still have folks getting shot and blown up in A-Stan on a fairly regular basis. Some of them from right here in the town I live and work. Right next to Fort Campbell. Interesting how the media never does the casualty counts anymore.