. . . for the military, which preserves our opportunity to be great.
. . . for the constitutional right of privacy, if there is any left.
. . . for freedom of religion, if not freedom from religion.
. . . for the economic system of capitalism, despite its often cruel shortcomings.
. . . for the political system of democracy, even when tortured by partisanship.
. . . for Republicans, at least those who vote for increases in tax revenue.
. . . for Democrats, at least those who vote for decreases in entitlement spending.
. . . for economists, who valiantly try to perfect their imperfect art.
. . . for stock markets, which allocate capital from the least productive to the most, theoretically.
. . . for great ideals, which must struggle in a world of flawed humans.
. . . for my clients and friends, who are also my family.
. . . for a day when we remember our blessings . . . now, what are yours?