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:


Long week so far.

I didn’t get to have a nice and quiet Monday off this week.  My sister called needing me to install a water heater, her old one was leaking.  I solicited the help of Tom and off we went.  We picked up a new 30 gallon electric water heater, one which closely matched the one we […]

Man’s best friend missing and presumed dead.

Everyday I would arrive home from work and ask Princess if she wanted to go for a walk. Naturally she would get all excited and jump all over me. So up the drive we walked. We did this for over seven years. We found Princess nearly 13 years ago, shortly after my daughter was born […]