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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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Creating Jobs

My conclusion to my last post, i. e.,’ create more jobs’, is easily as facile as the comment that the unemployed should just ‘get a job’.  Obviously neither is easy otherwise we wouldn’t still be saying these things!  I’m no … Continue reading

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Leech

Well, my status has changed. I’m now officially a leech on society.  Or maybe I already was since I get an unemployment check after being laid off 10 months ago after working more than 30 years.  I’ve always been self sufficient … Continue reading

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