Reader Don W. suggested an excellent piece at Pajama’s TV by Bill Whittle: When Politicians Go Bad: From DC to New York & California The Government We Don’t Deserve
Items from The Economatrix:
Bankrupt Banking System Bailouts And Stimulus: You Can’t Borrow Your Way Out of Debt (Lots of charts and a nice list of where some of the stimulus money has gone) “Optima Lake is in line to receive $1.15 million in federal stimulus money to construct a new guardrail for a lake that does not exist. The guardrail is needed for “public safety,” says the Army Corps of Engineers, but there is not much of the public around to protect. Because the lake has never filled with water it is all but useless to potential visitors.”
Higher Minimum Wage Coming July 24th to 29 States. Coming at this time, it might create more layoffs.