Recession, Depression, What Michelle Worry?

Michele Obama does not get paid to serve as the First Lady and she doesn’t perform any official duties. But this hasn’t deterred her from hiring an unprecedented number of staffers to cater to her every whim and to satisfy her every request in the midst of the Great Recession. Just think Mary Lincoln was taken to task for purchasing china for the White House during the Civil War. And Mamie Eisenhower had to shell out the salary for her personal secretary.

How things have changed! If you’re one of the tens of millions of Americans facing certain destitution, earning less than subsistence wages stocking the shelves at Wal-Mart or serving up McDonald cheeseburgers, prepare to scream and then come to realize that the benefit package for these servants of Miz Michele are the same as members of the national security and defense departments and the bill for these assorted lackeys is paid by John Q. Public:

How much do you pay for your latte?

A typical latte costs $3.59 for 16 oz…that’s .22 cents per ounce or $28.72 a gallon! So why are you complaining about paying $4.099 a gallon for gas!

Bad way to start a day

So there I was thinking I would get ahead of the morning rush.  I thought I would get ahead of the morning rush by getting the coffee maker ready the night before.  Next morning, while in the middle of my morning stretching exercises, Jackie informs me that the coffee maker was on but no coffee […]