Monthly Archives: October 2011

It’s Not all About Me – it’s About all of Us

The recession ended over two years ago (June 2009 believe it or not) and the experts assure us that they are relatively confident that we are not in danger of a double dip.  But the recovery remains anemic at best … Continue reading

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An Aside

Thank all of you for your support.  My outlook has improved thanks to you and being pain-free (a friend sent me something to help with the migraines).  I’ve landed a little writing job through my craigslist ad (ghostwriting) and am talking … Continue reading

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Psychological Defeat

One argument that has been made against unemployment benefits is that such benefits discourage people from seeking jobs.  Why would they bother looking when they can get a free handout from the government? Speaking solely from my own experience I … Continue reading

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