In the midst of homework, Googly semi-randomness leads me to Anne in New Jersey, who blogs this graph of job losses thus far in this recession compared to the 2001 and 1990 retractions.I need neither my compass nor my calculus to derive this conclusion: holy crap!
That green arrow also indicates the really steep point where Bush handed the wheel to Obama and said, "By the way, I think the brakes are shot."
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself... but fear is looking pretty darn scary. Save me a job in that stimulus package!
As I predicted, Mayor Huether cries wolf again and uses the media to take the temperature of voters - Time to collect some beer cans. And he keeps getting the media to fall for it. Though I will give props to Stu for getting in some digs about his indecisio...
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