Headlines today: The Poorest of the Poor Reach New Highs.
One in fifteen Americans are now in the poverty level. We are out of the recession, but many Americans are out of a job and/or out of a home. The Fed expects job grow to be very slow during 2012. Our infrastructures are still failing us. Partisan politics and a lack of facing up to our problems have given the House and Senate failing marks. The "job creators" have increased their wealth greatly over the past ten years, but have not created new jobs. The middle class is on the verge of extinction. The Occupy Wall Street movement has grown far faster than the Tea Party had, and encompasses more diverse groups.
And the Republicans complain that "class warfare" is being held against the rich...
I'm going off to laugh now. Or cry.