I bought my car almost a year ago, and I’m happy as a clam with it. Still, it was my second choice, and that’s actually a good thing, because I realize I did something that almost every other American right now does not do. You see, when it became clear that I needed to replace […]Read more "Just A Little Bit More"
So our government ended their big shutdown this week, and I guess I side with the majority of Americans who feel some combination of relief/disgust/resignation/whatever. Like I should be ecstatic that our Federal Government quick dicking around with the country’s budget and employees, and decided they could go back to doing the barely adequate job […]Read more "Impeach Everyone"
Fire ‘im. Can his ass. $350 billion (with a “b”) of my tax dollars are gone…simply gone; disappeared into the gaping maw of the banking industry. Why? Because Sec. Paulsen got his way, and got billions of our dollars, and got to spend it as he saw fit. Out of $350 billion, did I see […]Read more "Fire Henry Paulsen"
It’s been a month since my last post. The big budget bugaboo hasn’t put me out on the street or starved my cat to death or anything. We’re actually doing better now — the price of gas dropped from $4.29 to $2.11 / gallon. I filled up the car yesterday for $35…a month ago it […]Read more "Yes We Did"
The big, bad bailout plan failed yesterday. So far, we the people are not on the hook for $2,300 each to pay for Wall Street’s boo-boo. I, for one, say “Woo-hoo!” Listening to Anderson Cooper last night, it struck me that the only people who really want this $700 billion bailout to pass are the […]Read more "Listen To The People, Ya Morons!!"
I feel like I need to throw up. Our country is facing an economic crisis — disaster, recession, armageddon, collapse, whatever…spin the big wheel of doomsday phrases. Our country is having a big problem with the economy. Banks are failing. When have I ever watched banks fail and be taken over by the government? Never! […]Read more "Partisanship? Really? Now?"
Our economy is failing. That’s the buzz from all the newsmedia. Major national banks are failing, home values are plummeting, foreclosures are skyrocketing. The price of gas has doubled in the past year, the price of groceries has tripled. Why? The blame seems to be placed squarely on the housing market, more specifically on financiers […]Read more "Bailout? My Ass!"