As 2011 has come to a close, millions of Americans are resting with a false sense of security. Little do they know that a trap has already been sprung and steel teeth are about to slam shut.
If you pay attention to the big media outlets, you might think the economy is finally improving. Christmas sales blew away past records. The unemployment rate has fallen to 8.6 percent. Fewer homes were repossessed this year. And the dollar is strengthening.