Bank Accounts and Checkbooks
Yet another example of how you just can't keep repeating falsehoods (the economy is doing great!) and expect them to come true. At some point, the true numbers begin to surface. And they're not pretty.
Pay no attention to the economic reports… the Bush administration is confident that there is nothing wrong with the economy. Contrary to what Bush would like Americans to believe, AP News reports today that “worries about the job market caused consumers’ confidence in the U.S. economy to tumble more than expected in August to its [...]
And, the hits just keep on comin' --
This morning, the Census Bureau released new figures about health insurance, income, and poverty. It’s not a pretty picture. The number of Americans without health insurance continues to rise at an alarming rate, men and women are earning less money and there are as many people living in poverty as there have ever been. Some [...]
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