The US itself created those "economic waves" when it chose - yes, chose - to hugely overreact to the insanely-hyped threat of terrorism. You played right into the hands of whomever is responsible for the 11/09/01 events in NYC and elsewhere.
It's just not worth the hassle. There are places in America I'd still quite like to visit, but I'm not going to bother. Being made to endure the insanity of US airport "security" processes is not acceptable to me, and I'm not alone: Aside from all the other people who have decided a US vacation isn't worth the effort, go ask American tourism operators how they feel about it all.
"Network Engineer". (Technician.)
"Software Engineer". (Programmer.)
If they don't have an bona fide engineering degree from a legitimate university, or if they don't drive trains or maintain a ship's engines, then they already are in sales...every day they try to sell themselves as something they're not.
are you worried because Oz is pushing you off the stage? maybe if you were'nt all a pack of morbidly obese bible bashers you would still be relivent. how do you expect to rule the world when you cant even see your fucking feet becuase of the huge rolls of blubber in the way? its good that you still worship fairies and goblins on sundays coz you'll have someone to talk to when the rest of the world stops giving a rats arse about the United Fat God Botherers of America and has turned to the United States of Australia for leadership and culture instead. oooo no it's happening allready!!!! poor seppo wankers! lol.