About That Budget Deficit…

A little compare and contrast from @_Capitalism_: “I am capitalism and the U.S. has 450 billionaires and 7 million homeless people, living side by side with equal dignity.” Oh, but all of those homeless people are druggies, prostitutes and other forms of filth who are getting what is coming to them. Sorry, I forgot.  My bad. And another point of… Continue reading

How Bad Is the Economy?

I usually hate chain emails that are supposed to be funny but aren’t. But every once in a while one comes along that is hysterical. Here is one: You know the economy is bad when: I ordered a burger at McDonald’s and the kid behind the counter asked, “Can you afford fries with that?” If the bank returns your check… Continue reading

For Those Who Want to Know…

Despite Bush’s campaign claim that the economy has turned a corner, the number of poor in America and the number of Americans without health insurance continues to increase. New Census Bureau figures indicate that the number of Americans living in poverty grew by 1,300,000 last year, bringing the total to 35,800,000 Americans, or about 12.5% of the population. The increase… Continue reading