So as many of you know, the way the magic 8 ball works is this- you ask a Yes/No question and shake the ball-- then turn and one of 20 various responses appear..
Will the US involvement in Libya be long term? - "You may rely on it"
Will US involvement be very expensive? - "Yes- definitely"
Is the US involved in Libya primarily for oil? - "Outlook Good"
Will NATO be successful in goal to remove Gaddafi?- "Reply hazy, Try again"
Is America a good nation?- "Better not tell you now"
Are the American people good? - "Outlook Good"
Are America's leaders' good? - "Ask again later"
Does America's leaders care about its people? - "Don't count on it"
Are Americans a caring people? - "Most likely"
Are American investors caring people? - "My sources say No"
Are Americans moral, ethical people? - "Yes"
Are America's leaders moral and ethical? - "Very doubtful"
Are America's finance community moral & ethical? "Don't count on it"
Is Obama a good president? - "Better not tell you now"
Is Obama a good leader? - "Reply Hazy, try again"
Does Obama care about people? - "Ask again later"
Does Obama deserve his Nobel Peace Prize? - "My reply is no"
Will Obama give the prize back? - "Don't count on it"
Is the recession the fault of America's people? - "My sources say no"
Is the recession the fault of Europe's people? - "My reply is no"
Is it the fault of Asian or Latin American people? - "My reply is no"
Is it the fault of Africans or Australians? - "Very doubtful"
Is a specific ethnicity or religion responsible? - "Very doubtful"
Are greedy banks and traders/investors responsible?- "As I see it, yes"
So, is it American traders/investors alone? - "Very doubtful"
So global bankers, traders and investors caused the recession? - "Yes"
Do bankers have souls? - "Reply hazy, try again"
(Again) Do bankers have souls? - "My sources say no"
~ The Magic 8 ball needs its rest