Not even as long as I had expected.
Wheels Come Off Euro Plan in Just Five Days
I see nothing, and I do mean nothing, that gives me any indication that the current economic problems will be solved in the next 3-5 years. Unfortunately, I'm seeing things that tell me that our current bad times may go on for quite a while further.
A funny thing happened this weekend while talking to a casual acquaintance. The talk came around to politics--he is a serious Libertarian, running for a local office. We were discussing the current situation, and would you like to know what his best advice was?
"Are you planning on a garden next year? Have you done anything with solar? You need to get moving on these."