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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Day of Reckoning

Today the typical worker changes jobs 11 times by the time they’re 40. Health coverage today isn’t portable. In fact, when you lose your job, you go into something called the COBRA program, which a bunch of us say is the only federal program named after a poisonous snake.” Ron Wyden

Since the economic stimulus bill passed nearly six months ago, the Obama administration has repeatedly pledged that the money would reach middle America, seeping into the communities hardest hit by the recession.

But analysis of the most comprehensive list of stimulus spending to date found no relationship between where the money is going and unemployment and poverty.

From a ‘halo’ car to an expensive folly

Her bridal train kept a rollin’ — for 1.2 miles

Economy in turmoil

Road to ruin

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