Monthly Archives: October 2011

Things you’ll never be able to explain to a WS Occupier…

Just saw another reference in today’s local paper as to how the catalyst for our continuing financial meltdown was due to “lack of financial regulation.” Which is really the problem with just about everything in America, isn’t it?  From swimming … Continue reading

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Come on in — the water’s fi-aaaiiiiiiiieeeeee!!!!

You’d have to be a pretty cold-hearted SOB to take a horrible tragedy and use it as a lesson in economics and government stupidity. At your service. The local YMCA just avoided having its pool closed by committing to install … Continue reading

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A trillion euros? How much is that in gyros?

In a recent letter to the editor in my hometown paper (Springfield Journal-Register), a writer helpfully offered to clarify the European financial situation for us economic rubes. He used a parable of a banker named Angela Merckel (coincidentally, the same … Continue reading

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Dodging a Billion Dollar Disaster

To help understand how Congress really feels about Americans, maybe they could have town hall meetings where we could be personally slapped in the face while they call us morons.  It’s a little harsh, but it might help some people … Continue reading

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