Tag Archives: U.S. Government

AIG bonuses are not the problem

It seems the country has gone and gotten itself all wound up about this whole AIG thing. Why do these greedy executives get huge bonuses – paid for by taxpayers – while everyone else is losing jobs, homes and retirement savings? Where’s my fair share, my big fat check? No, not the weekly unemployment check […]

Layoff Tracker roars past the half million mark!

The Jobless and Less Layoff Tracker¬†roared past the half million mark yesterday, landing at 548,549 announced layoffs. This is an exciting moment in the short history of my blog and the long history of our country. And by exciting, I mean absolutely terrifying.¬† It seems like only four months ago I was being laid off, […]