Lyle E. Young is professor emeritus and former dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Readers may wonder why he has the audacity, as an engineer, to address political subjects. Engineers have a guiding slogan known as ACTS—After Critical Talk, Solutions. The author has talked, now it is up to the reader to attempt a solution. Readers may send comments to the author at 3500 Faulkner Drive, Apt. D110, Lincoln, NE 68516 or call (402) 327-8190.