OK, we're all full of opinions here. And the news is all over the map--good, bad, just plain weird.
Repubs are delighted with their historic turnover in the House. Dems are delighted they got a bleepload of legislation passed, a lot in the lame duck session.
We're told the economy is doing better, but many folks don't feel it. Corporations have wads of cash but so far aren't doing much hiring.
Can we look forward to an outbreak of peace, a renewed sense of hope, free cake?
Or just more of the same-old same=old?
2011: What's it gonna be?
Better or worse? Boom or bust? Pink champagne or Pepto Bismal?
(Can't beat the sound effects for making a statement.)
Check out the linked animations, take our poll, and tell us what you think.