Tangentially, American business innovations are second to none, worldwide. Henry Ford came up with the assembly line, revolutionizing manufacturing and making skill unimportant. American financial companies found ways to hide bad investments in investment bundles, making the losses belong to others. And TV evangelists found a way to sell their crap to the gullible that involved much less investment than the previously successful big fancy church business model employed by Catholicism, inc.
And Roger Ailes made telling lies and super soaking the American electorate with propaganda an art until Fox News became rated number one in cable news. They reached out to middle America year after year, the feed, to distill the greed, as they call it
Only so many can be sw engineers, and if it was a tall order, if they needed more, they came from other parts of the world. Only a prized few can be hedge fund managers, thank god almighty, thank god almighty for that since they deliver nothing towards the common good.
But at least we have a free, totally free society. "I'll give you my gun when you pry it from my cold dead hands", A one time liberal turned Republican and head of the NRA, Charlton Heston, did say. They are taking our freedoms away, taxation is evil, the problem today is people all want it handed to them, and nobody wants to work no more. Bomb them all, we should have finished the job in Vietnam. On and on an on it goes, so never fully proven wrong it seems...